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Sofia Warren

Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator

Sofia Warren has been a contributing cartoonist at the New Yorker since 2017. Her work has been published in MoMA Magazine, Catapult, and Narrative Magazine, and the books Send Help! and Notes from the Bathroom Line. Warren was born in Rhode Island and lives in Brooklyn. Her debut graphic memoir, Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator, depicts her experience embedded with a first-term state senator, Julia Salazar. 

You won the election...now what? Activist organizing meets government gridlock as a millennial New Yorker cartoonist follows a first-year senator on her unforgettable journey from outsider to insider. With nuance, compassion, and humor, Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator is a gripping and intimate graphic memoir of cartoonist Sofia Warren’s experience embedded with Julia Salazar and her freshman staff of community organizers battling entrenched power structures. 

October 29, 4 - 5pm, Saturday

Speaker Schedule

Sean Fitzgibbon + Sofia Warren

Graphic nonfiction What Follows Is True: Crescent Hotel explores the Crescent Hotel’s strange two years as the Baker Hospital, one of the darkest and most controversial legends in the town of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

With nuance, compassion, and humor, Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator is a gripping and intimate graphic memoir of a millennial New Yorker cartoonist’s experience embedded with Julia Salazar and her freshman staff of community organizers battling entrenched power structures.

Sponsored by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Main Library, Darragh Center, 4-5 p.m.