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Writer’s Symposium 2024: Interview with Paulette Jiles

About the Event

Interview with Paulette Jiles as part of the 29th Annual Writer’s Symposium by the Sea, Writing That Inspires in partnership with the PLNU Honors Program. Interview to be conducted by Ben Cater, Director of the PLNU Honors Program.

Paulette Jiles is a novelist, poet, and memoirist. Her newest book “Chenneville” was published in September 2023. She is known for her books “Enemy Women,” “Stormy Weather,” “The Color of Lightning,” “Lighthouse Island,” and “News of the World,” which was a finalist for the 2016 National Book Award.

Live music from Katie Leigh to begin when doors open for general admission seating at 6:15 p.m.

Student Tickets only $10. General Admission Tickets only $15. 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 Judy Woodruff, Elizabeth Gilbert, Nick Hornby and Susan Orlean. Learn more at

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