Richard de Nooy

Welcome

Thanks for taking an interest in my work. Please click on the book covers below for more information and reviews. The central column features my latest blogs and recent updates, mostly in English and sometimes in Dutch. If you’d like a daily dose of my cerebral flatulence, feel free to follow me on Twitter. For contact details and my biography (in English and Dutch) please visit the About page. You'll find an overview of upcoming appearances and other fun stuff under Gigs & Stuff.

Books

Latest

Overview

Xenophilia – mapping my love of strangers

11/12/17

You can test your love for me by reading this overview of 24 short fictions inspired by my latest novel. Or you can do what any normal person would do and just ignore it entirely. Cling to your hatred, fool. See if I care.

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Nieuws

Van kleine helden | recensies, interviews & optredens

14/11/17

Mijn nieuwe roman Van kleine helden verscheen op 30 mei bij Nijgh & Van Ditmar. Hieronder antwoorden op brandende vragen en een overzicht van recensies, interviews en optredens.

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Review

“Life in a box at his feet” | excerpts from EllipsisZine's ONE

12/11/17

How does one characterise such a rich and incredibly diverse collection of flash fiction? “Genius might be pushing it a bit” (Sarah Wallis), so I think I’ll go with “life in a box at his feet” (Nick Black).

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News

“Spring Cleaning” nominated for Pushcart Prize

10/12/17

This week Ellipsis Zine announced that my flash piece “Spring Cleaning” was one of their five nominees for the Pushcart Prize. Only later – after scouting around online – did I realise that it’s quite an honour to be nominated for this prestigious award.

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News

Unbearable Joy – a Slovenian translation from my latest novel

10/12/17

Neznosna radost – Unbearable Joy – is the beautiful Slovenian title of a story from my latest novel Van Kleine Helden (All The Little Heroes), which was recently published in the leading Slovenian literary magazine Literatura.

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Interview

An interview with ZeroFlash

13/11/17

What got you into writing?

What inspires you?

What makes you write even when the nights are long, your fingers ache and your eyes droop?

These are just a few of the questions I answered for ZeroFlash Magazine.

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On writing

Compendium of Useless Writing Tips

31/8/17

This compendium of #UselessWritingTips will be regularly updated. Or not. They have been posted in reverse order to save you having to scroll down. You should be writing, not reading tips.

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