There’s no question about it: “Harry Potter” has made its mark on literary culture. At Yallwest this year in sunny Santa Monica, we asked some of today’s most popular YA authors how the “Potter” series inspired them on their own journeys to publication.
- Wed, Sep 18
- Elizabeth Spriggs's birthday (RIP)
- Thu, Sep 19
- Hermione Granger's birthday
- Fri, Sep 20
- Sian Thomas's birthday
- Elayna Mae Darcy's birthday
- Harry receives his Nimbus 2000
- Sun, Sep 22
- Tom Felton's birthday
- Mon, Sep 23
- Tabitha Rees's birthday
- “You are a braver man by far than Igor Karkaroff. You know, I sometimes think we sort too soon. . . .”
- February 23, 2012 – J.K. Rowling announces that she is writing her first novel for adults.
Did You Know
- Severus Snape is partially based on one of J.K. Rowling’s former teachers.