Emma Copley Eisenberg

The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia


Emma Copley Eisenberg, author of The Third Rainbow Girl, has published stories and essays in VQR, the Paris Review, Granta, The New Republic, McSweeney’s and numerous others. Her work has won fellowships or awards from the Millay Colony, the Elizabeth George Foundation, Longreads Best Crime Reporting 2017, the Deadline Club, the New York Association of Black Journalists, the Tin House Summer Workshop, and Lambda Literary.

As a selection for the 2020 Festival’s Pop-Up Book Club, read an interview with the author HERE.

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