ERIC MARONEY author of The Other Zions, Religious Syncretism, published short stories, non-fiction, reviews and blog-posts


 
 
 
 

 
FORTHCOMING

Story: "Sing" will be published in The Tishman Review, April 2018

Book: "The Torah Sutras" with Albion-Andalus Press, publication date TBA

Interview with Marianne Apostolides, author of "Deep Salt Water" in Colorado Review


FICTION

"Reuven's Vow" in Windmill, issue The Haunting of Writers' Past, October 2017

Tamil translation of "Truly the Light is Sweet" in Padhaakai, May 2017


"The Incorrupt Body of Carlo Busso" in Eclectica Magazine Best Fiction V2: Celebrating 20 Years Online  (bound) December 2016

"A Reminder Between Your Eyes"" Issue 40, Per Contra, Summer 2016

Contributor Spotlight on the Bellingham Review webpage, February 2016

"Uncertain Origins"  Bellingham Review, Issue 71, Fall 2015 

"The Kingdom of Empty Space" Winter/Spring 2014, Agave Magazine, Vol.1, Issue 2, Print Edition January 2015

"The Kingdom of Empty Space" Winter/Spring 2014, Agave Magazine, Vol.1, Issue 2

Podcast of "Grow,Grow" in Superstition Review, December 10, 2013

"The Incorrupt Body of Carlo Busso" in Russian translation, Samizdat, June 2013

"Searching for Mrs. Yellow" Stickman Review Vol. 11, No. 2, December 2012

"The Incorrupt Body of Carlo Busso" in The Million Writers Award: The Best New Online Voices, as a trade paperback and ebook, June 2012

"King David's Trees," Per Contra  Issue 23, Spring 2012

"Grow, Grow,"Superstition Review Issue 8, December 2011

"By The Hudson," Forge, Issue 5.1, July 2011

"The Cleansing of Abu Salam" Pif, May 2011

"Between the Book and Shapiro" The Montreal ReviewApril 2011

"The Incorrupt Body of Carlo BussoEclectica, Vol 14, Issue 3, July/August  2010

"Avram's Vineyard" The Literary Review (bound), Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vol. 53, No.2, Winter 2010. View here 

"And Moses Made a Serpent of Brass" in Best of Our Stories, Volume II (bound), 2009 

"Not My City, Not My People" Segue, Miami University in Ohio, Issue 8, Fall 2009

"Memorial Year"  ARCH Literary Journal, Washington University, St. Louis, Volume 2, Spring 2009. View here

"Those Who Go Down" The MacGuffin (bound), Schoolcraf College, Spring/Summer 2008, Vol. XXIV, No.3  View here

"And Moses Made a Serpent of Brass"  Our Stories, Volume 2. Issue 3, Spring 2008 


NON-FICTION BOOKS  

The Other Zions: The Lost History of Jewish Nations published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2010

Religious Syncretism published by SCM Press in 2006


REVIEWS OF MY NON-FICTION BOOKS

Review of The Other Zions in Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 2013

Review of The Other Zions in the Jewish Book Review, 2011

Review of The Other Zions in Outlook: Canada's Progressive Jewish Magazine, 2011 

Review of Religious Syncretism in Religion and Theology, 2007

Review of Religious Syncretism in University of Cumbria, 2007


BOOK REVIEWS

Review of "Red Shoes for Rachel" by Boris Sandler in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, December 2017

Review of "In the Woods of Memory" by Shun Medoruma in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, August 2017

Review of "I Liked You Better Before I Knew You so Well" in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, July 2017

Review of "My Jewish Year" in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, June, 2017

Review of "Shankus & Kitto" in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, April, 2017

Review of "The Courtship of Eva Eldridge" in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, January, 2017

Review of "Descriptions of Heaven" in Colorado ReviewCenter for Literary Publishing, January, 2017

Review of "Bardo or Not Bardo" in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, November, 2016

Review of "One of Us is Sleeping" in Colorado ReviewCenter for Literary Publishing, August, 2016

Review of "Bystanders, Stories" in Prick of the Spindle, July 2016

Review of "Central Station" in Prick of the Spindle, June 2016

Review of "Changing the Subject: Art and Attention in the Internet Age" in  Colorado Review , Center for Literary Publishing, May 2016

Review of "Lingering Bilingualism" in  Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, April 2016

Review of "Vilna, My Vilna" in  Colorado ReviewCenter for Literary Publishing, March 2016

Review of "A Solemn Pleasure: To Imagine, Witness and Write" in  Colorado Review, February 2016

Review of "The Pets" in The Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, January 2016

Review of "War, So Much War" in The Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, December 2015

Review of "Places of the Heart: The Psychogeography of Everyday Life" in the Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, November 2015

Review of "The Dig" in The Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, October 2015

Review of  "Lies, First Person" in The Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, August 2015

Review of "All Who Go Do Not Return" in The Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, May 2015


GUEST BLOGS

The Limited, Forever Living Thing, Guest Blogger in Superstition Review, July 2016

The Limited, Forever Dying Thing, Guest Blogger in Superstition Review, April 2015

Loneliness, as Discipline, Guest Blogger in Superstition Review, July 2013

Writing Under the Burden of Unity, Guest Blogger in Superstition Review, December 2012


NON-FICTION ARTICLES

Erased from Tradition: the Maiden of Ludmir, in The Montreal Review, March 2013

A Regional Christ: The Folk Saint Gaucho Gil in The Montreal Review February 2012

Mummy in the Bush: Old and New Islam in Gambia, in The Montreal Review, May 2011

Two articles on 'syncretism' and 'secular' were published in the Encyclopedia of Identity, Sage Publications, June 2010


AWARDS

Grow, Grow, a Notable Story for 2011, The Million Writers Award in storySouth, May 2012.

The Incorrupt Body of Carlo Busso, the runner up in 2011 Million Writers Award in storySouth, July 2011

Encyclopedia of Identity, winner of ALA "Outstanding Reference Source" award, January 2011


WORKS IN PROGRESS / WORKS FOR REVIEW

See sample pages of my novel The Land Before You. This novel is available for review

See table of contents of my stories Unknown Origins and other stories. Short fiction available for review


EDUCATION:
  • Boston University, MA in Philosophy, 1995 
    • Masters Thesis: Greeker than the Greeks: A Study of Philo's Philosophical Goals Through His Use of the Term Nature
  • New College, Hofstra University, BA, 1992
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Magna cum Laude
    • University and New College Honors


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