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Writer’s Symposium 2024: Interview with Nick Hornby & Susan Orlean

About the Event

Interview with Nick Hornby and Susan Orlean as part of the 29th Annual Writer’s Symposium by the Sea, Writing That Inspires.

Nick Hornby is an award-winning author and Oscar-nominated screenwriter whose stories explore human connection with a catchy blend of snappily observed humor and unsentimental emotion. His books, which have sold over 5 million copies, include the bestselling novels “High Fidelity,” “About A Boy”, ”How to Be Good,” “Juliet Naked,” and 2020’s “Just Like You.” His latest nonfiction book is “Dickens and Prince: A Particular Kind of Genius.”

Susan Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. She is the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including “The Library Book,” “Rin Tin Tin,” “Saturday Night,” and “The Orchid Thief,” which was made into the Academy Award–winning film “Adaptation.” Her most recent book is “On Animals.”

Live music from Justin Grinnell Trio to begin when doors open for general admission seating at 6:15 p.m.

Student Tickets only $10. General Admission Tickets only $20. Additional book with ticket options available thanks to Warwick’s.

Writer’s Symposium by the Sea is an annual event that brings interviews with innovative creators, life stories, examples of great writing, and evocative conversation to Point Loma Nazarene University that inspire readers and writers alike. The 29th Annual Writer’s Symposium by the Sea will be February 20-23, 2024, featuring Paulette Jiles, Judy Woodruff, and Elizabeth Gilbert. For more info on all events, please visit


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