Marina Keegan

Marina Keegan (1989-2012) was an award-winning author, journalist, playwright, poet, actress, and activist. Her nonfiction has been published in The New York Times; her fiction has been published on NewYorker.com, and read on NPR’s Selected Shorts; her musical, Independents, was a New York Times Critics’ Pick. Marina’s final essay for The Yale Daily News, “The Opposite of Loneliness,” became an instant global sensation, viewed by more than 1.4 million people from 98 countries. For more information, please visit TheOppositeofLoneliness.com.

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An inspiring posthumous collection from the talented young Yale graduate who has become an icon for her generation.
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Marina Keegan and THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS

Marina Keegan’s parents, friends, and mentors discuss her collection of essays and stories, THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS, in this moving tribute to the talented young writer.

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