ERIC MARONEY author of published books, short stories, book reviews and other writings

FORTHCOMING:

Short Story "The Hermit" in Wilderness House Literary Review, Fall 2021

RECENT:

Review of "The Deposition" by Pete Duval for Colorado Review, August 2021

Review of "Site Fidelity" by Claire Boyles for Colorado Review, April 2021

Short Story "Magic 8" in Change Seven, Spring 2021

FICTION & NON-FICTION BOOKS:

The Torah Sutras, Albion-Andalus Press, February 2019, (mixed genre)

The Other Zions: The Lost History of Jewish Nations published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2010, (non-fiction)

Religious Syncretism published by SCM Press in 2006, (non-fiction)

WORK-in-PROGRESS

Alone in Jacob's Tent: Jewish Hermits, Monastics, Recluses, and Solitary Practices: table of contents

SHORT FICTION

"Magic 8" in Change Seven, Spring 2021

"The Guide" in Words & Whispers, Issue 01, Fall 2020

"EcoDao" in Eclectica, July/August 2020, v24n3

"Devoted" in The Woven Tale Press, Volume VII, # 5, Spring 2019

"Devoted" featured in the Woven Tale Press blog

"Walder's Time" in The Fredricksburg Literary and Art Review, Winter 2019, Volume 7, Issue 1

"At the End" in trampset: a literary journal, December 2018

"Sing" in The Tishman Review, Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2018

"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

"Truly the Light is Sweet" in Lowestoft Chronicle, Issue # 29, March 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 Sad Hungarian" Spring 2014, Jewish Fiction .Net, Issue 13

"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 Review, April 2011

"The Incorrupt Body of Carlo Busso" Eclectica, 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," in 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. View here

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 "The Deposition" by Pete Duval for Colorado Review, August 2021

Review of "Site Fidelity" by Claire Boyles for Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, April 2021

Review: "Paula Regossy" by Lynn Crawford in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, June 2020

Review: "Buddhism for Western Children" in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, July 2019

Review: "Ma Bo'le's Second Life" in Colorado Review, in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, January 2019

Review: "Rising: Dispatches from the New America Shore" Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, May 2019

Review: "Rants from the Hill" by Michael P. Branch, in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, August 2018

Review: "Thirty-Seven" by Peter Stenson in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, April 2018

Review: "The Implacable Urge to Defame" in Colorado Review" by Matthew Baigel in Colorado Review, Center for Literary Publishing, March 2018

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 Review, Center 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 Review, Center 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 Review, Center 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 AND INTERVIEWS

Interview in Cornell College Human Ecology News, February 2019

Interview with Marianne Apostolides, author of "Deep Salt Water" in Colorado Review, January 2018

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 AND NOMINATIONS

Sing nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the editors of The Tishman Review, 2019

Tishman Review nominated Sing for inclusion in The Orison Anthology of spiritually engaged works, including fiction, 2018.

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

UNPUBLISHED LONGER WORKS

Clutter: a Novel

The Resurgence: a Novel

Great Tradition/Little Tradition: popular religion in the East and West (non-fiction)

UNPUBLISHED FICTION

The World to Come

The Devil in Jutland

Displacement

EDUCATION:

  • Boston University, MA in Philosophy, 1995

  • New College, Hofstra University, BA, 1992

    • Phi Beta Kappa

    • Magna cum Laude

    • University and New College Honors

BLOG: To Gather & To Heap Up

Curriculum Vitae

Contact:

em75@cornell.edu