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Editor’s Note: Mary Ann Henry is the 2016 New River Gorge Writer-in-Residence at Lafayette Flats. Mary Ann is originally from West Virginia, but has spent the past 26 years in Charleston, South Carolina. She arrived in Fayetteville on New Year’s Day and she will be a guest of Lafayette Flats through the end of March. […]

We are thrilled to announce that Mary Ann Henry has been named as the 2016 New River Gorge Winter Writer-in-Residence! As Writer-in-Residence, Henry will live at Lafayette Flats, a luxury vacation rental in downtown Fayetteville, from January through March. During the three month residency she will be working on her own writing as well as […]

Editor’s Note: Eric Shonkwiler is the New River Gorge Writer-in-Residence for 2015. He has spent the past three months living at Lafayette Flats where he has been writing a new novel. The Residency ends this week and Eric will be leaving Fayetteville in pursuit of his next adventure. This is his final post on this […]

Editor’s note: Eric Shonkwiler is the 2015 New River Gorge Winter Writer-in-Residence and is living and writing at Lafayette Flats this winter. This is his second contribution to our blog. Eric will be reading from his book “Above All Men” at Taylor Books in Charleston at 6:00 on March 12 I find it hard to believe […]

Editor’s note: Eric Shonkwiler is the 2015 New River Gorge Winter Writer-in-Residence and is living and writing at Lafayette Flats this winter. This is his second contribution to our blog. When I applied for the residency here at Lafayette Flats, one of the terms of the deal was that I, with my very presence, I […]

Lafayette Flats co-owner Shawn Means and Writer-in-Residence Eric Shonkwiler Editor’s Note: Eric Shonkwiler is the first-ever New River Gorge Winter Writer in Residence at Lafayette Flats. He will be spending the next three months as a guest of Lafayette Flats during which time he will be working on a new novel. His first novel, “Above […]

Novelist Eric Shonkwiler has been awarded the New River Gorge Winter Writer’s Residency for 2015. As Writer-in-Residence, Shonkwiler will live at Lafayette Flats, a luxury vacation rental in downtown Fayetteville, from January through March. During the three month residency Shonkwiler will be working on his own writing as well as contributing to the Lafayette Flats […]

When we pondered what the Lafayette Flats’ first ever off-season is going to be like we pictured it to be quiet. People certainly come to the Gorge in the winter, but in far fewer numbers. We remembered last winter, when we were still working on the building every weekend, the streets were mostly empty in […]

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