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.

Vicinity of Williamson Road around downtown Roanoke, VA

July 2021.

Roanoke used to be called “Big Lick,” of all things.

Junction

This second one I’m a little proud of — that’s the Mill Mountain Star that you see in the background at left.

mural

Looking southwest.

2021-07-23

I found Area 51!!!  And it was taken over by the Black Oil Alien from “The X-Files.”

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BUK THE SYSTEM!!

Great news! I’m honored to share here that Newington Blue Press will feature a flash fiction story of mine in the third and final volume of “Buk 100.”  The publisher is based in Germany, and produces the “Buk 100” commemorative chapbook series as an homage to German-American writer Charles Bukowski.  The first two volumes were beautifully crafted and filled with outstanding contributions from around the world.  Thanks once again to Matthias Krueger for including my work.

The story is entitled “Bill and I,” and is my stab at spinning a Bukowski-esque vignette.   I’ll share ordering details when they become available.




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By GFreihalter – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18740517