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Emma C. Eisenberg, M.F.A.

Adjunct

Writer-in-Residence


Department
English
Office
The Great Hall Annex 410
Phone
732-571-3439
Email
eeisenbe@monmouth.edu
Office Hours
Tuesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.; and by appointment.
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Emma C. Eisenberg, M.F.A.

Emma Copley Eisenberg’s fiction and nonfiction has appeared in McSweeney’s, Granta, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Tin House, Guernica, The Washington Post Magazine, and others. Her first book of nonfiction is The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia which was a New York Times notable book of 2020 and nominated for an Edgar and Lambda Literary Award. Raised in New York City, she lives in Philadelphia, where she co-directs Blue Stoop, a hub for the literary arts. Her next two books, a novel and a collection of short stories, are forthcoming from Hogarth (Penguin Random House).

Preferred Pronouns: She/her

Publications

Books

The Third Rainbow Girl, The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia (Hachette, 2020)

Forthcoming

Forthcoming Work: Housemates: A Novel (Hogarth, 2023); Fat Swim: Stories (Hogarth, 2024)

Courses