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University Forum: Kristen Radtke

Alone with Kristen Radtke

Kristen Radtke is a writer and illustrator. Her 2021 nonfiction comic, Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness, was named a best book of the year by NPR, TIME MagazineThe Boston GlobeKirkus Reviews, and The Los Angeles TimesPublishers Weekly described Radtke’s work as “innovative in form and painfully relevant in content. . . . For a treatise about the perils of being alone, it creates a wonderful sense of being drawn into conversation.” Seek You was awarded a 2019 Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant and was shortlisted for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. Radtke is the art director and deputy publisher of The Believer magazine and her comics have appeared in numerous publications including The New YorkerThe New York Times Book ReviewThe Atlantic, and the Oxford American.

Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30pm

Bennett Auditorium
113 East Memorial Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Event Type

Lectures and Presentations

Target Audience

Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Faculty & Staff


Academic, Humanities




University Unit
Honors College
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