All posts by Eric Robert Nolan

Eric Robert Nolan graduated from Mary Washington College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He spent several years a news reporter and editorial writer for the Culpeper Star Exponent in Culpeper, Virginia. His work has also appeared on the front pages of numerous newspapers in Virginia, including The Free Lance – Star and The Daily Progress. Eric entered the field of philanthropy in 1996, as a grant writer for nonprofit healthcare organizations. Eric’s poetry has been featured by Dead Beats Literary Blog, Dagda Publishing, The International War Veterans’ Poetry Archive, and elsewhere. His poetry will also be published by Illumen Magazine in its Spring 2014 issue.

The Bristol Herald Courier prints my comments about the word “overeducated.”

The Bristol Herald Courier printed my latest letter to the editor this morning; you can find it at this link:

Your View: Be wary of politicians who shame the ‘overeducated’

Thanks once again to the editors of this excellent regional newspaper for allowing me to interact with my neighbors in Southwest Virginia.



The Roanoke Star prints my comments about the word “overeducated.”

I am so pleased to see The Roanoke Star today print my commentary about the recent popular discussion of the word “overeducated.”  You can find it here over at The Roanoke Star’s website.

Thank you, Publisher Stuart Revercomb, for allowing me to share my thoughts at this terrific venue for local news and commentary.



The New River Valley News prints my letter to the editor about the word “overeducated.”

The New River Valley News printed my letter to the editor about the word “overeducated” being bandied about by right-wing politicians.  You can find it right here.

Thank you, Editor and Web Developer Rose Bowen!



The Bosphorus Review of Books publishes “Delaware Sheets.”

I’m honored to share here that the Bosphorus Review of Books in the Republic of Turkey today published my poem “Delaware Sheets.”  You can find it right here.

The Bosphorus Review of Books is a bi-monthly English-language literary journal based in Istanbul.  It is a truly outstanding publication, with the goal of connecting Istanbul with the global literary community.  I am grateful indeed to Poetry Editor Maged Hussein for allowing me the opportunity to see my work appear in such a superb periodical.