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.
- Fri, Nov 22
- Hagrid leads Harry to dragon enclosure
- Jamie Campbell Bower's birthday
- Silvanus Kettleburn's birthday
- Fiona Glascott's birthday
- Sirius's head appears in the Gryffindor common room fire
- Sun, Nov 24
- First task of the Triwizard Tournament
- Shirley Henderson's birthday
- Mon, Nov 25
- Simon Fisher-Becker's birthday
- Thu, Nov 28
- Alfonso Cuarón's birthday
- “Dear, dear. Miss Brown, would you mind running along to the head-mistress and informing her that we have an escaped firework in our classroom?”
- October 29, 2008 – David Heyman discusses the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince delay and reveals that the film is just about complete.
Did You Know
- Hermione Granger’s last name was almost Puckle.