RoberCon, a sci-fi and fantasy convention normally held in Binghamton, New York, is entirely online this year, and there is quite a bit of “Harry Potter” and wizarding world content on the panel schedule.
The University of Glasgow continues to make bold strides in advancing fantasy and science fiction literature research with its brand-new Center for Fantasy and the Fantastic. Find out more about its online launch here!
What’s the difference between literary and commercial fiction, and why does it matter anyway? Let’s look at some of the ways these two categories are defined, where “Harry Potter” fits, and why I think commercial fiction isn’t getting the respect it deserves.
In the post-“Harry Potter” era, many filmmakers have attempted but failed to achieve similar success with adapting other fantasy novels. Will Sir Kenneth Branagh, the director of “Artemis Fowl”, be able to break this jinx?
Here’s a list of book series recommendations for readers who love “Harry Potter” and are looking for something just as addictive and immersive to put on their bookshelves.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 32: “Re-Enchanted: Medievalism, Children’s Literature, and Fantasy”
Episode 32 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” welcomes the holiday season with Dr. Maria Sachiko Cecire’s new book, “Re-Enchanted”, and her take on Christmas and medievalism in “Harry Potter” and children’s fantasy.
On this day in history, Harry Potter’s first letter from Hogwarts arrived. I’m almost 30 and still waiting for mine, but I might not need it quite as much as I used to.