Marina Keegan’s essay, published in 2012 just days before she was killed in a car accident, captured the voice of a generation.
Some of the books Shannon Welch has worked on in the past include The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan, Shoe Dog by Phil Knight, and A Life in Parks by Bryan Cranston.
Millennial think-pieces can be a bit redundant. Next time you encounter an article, bring this bingo board with you. For refreshing writing on millennials, our own Kaulie Lewis reflects on Marina Keegan’s The Opposite of Loneliness.
The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan. A collection of wonderfully written short stories and essays by a young and promising writer.The book is uneven and, at times, would be benefited from a bit more editing and revision. Tragically,...Show More Summary
“It's not quite love and it's not quite community; it's just this feeling that there are people, an abundance of people, who are in this together. Who are on your team. When the check is paid and you stay at the table. When it's four A.M. Show More Summary
The Millennial generation of writers can learn from Keegan in that she allowed herself to sound and to be fully 22, to explore what that meant and to celebrate the value of a young perspective, but never sounded like she was writing a generic think-piece on “What It’s Like to Be Young Today.”
Marina Keegan was a writer, activist, and student at Yale. Before graduation she shared a few words for her fellow students: We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life. It’s not quite love and it’s not quite community; it’s just…
A posthumous publication of Marina Keegan's book leaves behind unsung words. read more
Untimely death is always tragic. When the promise of tomorrow is cut short, the one who passes away leaves their... The post 7 Powerful Life Lessons We Can Learn From The Writer Who Died Young – Marina Keegan appeared first on Lifeh...
I never met Marina Keegan, but when I learned of her death I felt as if I'd known her well. We belonged to several of the same tribes. We were both Yalies. We were both from the Northeast. Both Irish,...
"I will live for love and the rest will take care of itself" -Marina Keegan at her Yale graduation, May 2013 There's an inspirational short essay written by Marina Keegan on the occasion of her graduation with honors from Yale University on May 20, 2013. Show More Summary
by Marina Keegan Excerpted from The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories, a posthumous collection by Marina Keegan, who was killed in a car accident in May 2012. Every generation thinks it's special—my grandparents because they remember World War II, my parents because of discos and the moon. Show More Summary
Writes Alice Gregory, confronted with "The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories," by Marina Keegan, who died in a car crash at the age of 22.You can read the title essay on-line here: "The Opposite of Loneliness." Excerpt:Yale is full of tiny circles we pull around ourselves. Show More Summary
Readers comment on my column about Marina Keegan, a young woman who reminded us to seek meaning in life, and not just money, partly because we never know when our time will run out.
The piece was written by Marina Keegan '12 for a special edition of the News distributed at the class of 2012's commencement exercises.
When Marina Keegan died, tragically, at the age of twenty-two, in a car accident in May, she had just graduated from Yale University and was about to start a job on the editorial staff of The New Yorker. (She had interned in the magazine’s...Show More Summary
More than a month has passed, and I'm still waiting for someone to articulate why I find myself drifting from the 12 half-finished Word documents on my desktop to Facebook and typing "Marina Keegan" into the search bar.
Los Angeles Times | Cape Cod Times Massachusetts State Police have summoned Michael Gocksch before a magistrate on a charge of vehicular homicide. Marina Keegan, Gocksch’s girlfriend, was killed on Cape Cod in late May when Gocksch lost… Read more
Loneliness is a choice. You can be surrounded by a web of people and if you are using those people to complete yourself, you will still feel lonely. You have the choice to alter that terrifying feeling inside of you and turn it into an opportunity -- an opportunity to discover who you are, who you want to be and the choices you can make to become the best version of yourself.
On a typical afternoon a few weeks ago at Koffee—a popular gathering spot in New Haven—I agreed to meet with Marina Keegan, a Yale senior who was days away from graduating. She was applying for a couple of jobs, and she wanted to kick...Show More Summary