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

Short story

Rojstni Dan | Slovenia

1. You’re a librarian at the Mestna Knjižnica in Ljubljana.

2. You’ve worked there too long.

3. That’s a fact.

A numbered short story.

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Poetry

Five Twitter Poems | Trumposaurus Rex

Don’t push a poem

don’t drag it out

and stand it up

against a wall

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Blog

Home Invader

The lady upstairs – nearing 70, fuelled by vodka with a dash of juice – is stumbling blindly after her lover, who crawled to his grave.

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Poetry

Five Twitter Poems | Your Grim Equation

My mother is building a monument

bigger than the Great Pyramid of Giza

reducing my mind to desert

my memory her loyal slave

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Blog

How Racism Works - A 15-Point Primer

Racism is much like superstition, phobias and even religion. Bear with me as I walk you through my thinking.

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Writing Tips

A Compendium of Useless Writing Tips

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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