Happy Belated Birthday Wishes to Dobby the Free Elf!
(June 28, ? – March 1998)Joanne K. Rowling:
• Former Scholastic president Barbara Marcus: An Exclusive Interview with the Publisher Who Brought Harry Potter to the United States
• HP and the Philosopher's Stone is being translated into Scots
by Matthew Fitt. Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Celebrating Harry's 20th Anniversary Around the World
• Pottercast # 271: The Boy Who Lived
. (20th Anniversary podcast)
• The late Sir John Hurt (Garrick Ollivander) honoured by the British Film Institute
• Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) in new theatre play 'Disco Pigs' rehearsal pictures
(with Colin Campbell).
• Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Warwick Davis (Griphook), Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley) & others from the HP and Fantastic Beasts franchise join Oscars Academy
. (More info here.
• Voldemort's death in 'Deathly Hallows Part 2' movie almost featured him as tree shape
• MinaLima, the HP movies graphics team, celebrates Pride Month with special workshops and tours
• Mikaelam wrote Wax On Wax Off this "Harry Potter" Misconception
)Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Jude Law (young Albus Dumbledore) backs campaign to bring free theatre tickets to kids
. Pottermore News
• Pottermore announced week-long Harry Potter pop-up shop in London, July 1 to 7
. And here is the report by MuggleNet
, after visiting the shop. Prompt Challenges:
posted Prompt # 199
(due on or before July 8): “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” ― Oscar Wilde
, Nearly Headless Nick
and Goblin Liaison Office
is running the Sirius Black is Gay Challenge
(ends July 7).
• @introvert-club posted Wolfstar Prompt # 9
: Fireside Confessions (Remus/Sirius only)
posted the creature prompts for July
: 1. kelpie, 2. boiling hot, 3. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” ― Anatole FranceCommunities:
posted the Prompting Post
for this year's Creatures Halloween Fest. Promotion banners for the fest are here
posted an end of the fest mod post
• MuggleNet Fan Fictions
is running the Nineteen Years Later Ficathon
. The Ficathon will run through September 1, 2017. (More info.
have started for the ninth round of the Harry/Draco LDWS contest
. Sign-ups end on Wednesday, July 5.
posted promotion banners
for H/D Erised 2017. Sign-ups start July 28.
posted Rules and Guidelines
for this year's winter fest.
: Posting started
at the Harry/Draco Songfic Fest.
• Claiming is open
at the party_4_potter
. (List of Prompts
announced the 10th Annual Harry/Draco Art Fest
. Prompting starts July 8.
posted the weekly sign-up post for reccers
. Three days are still open.Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
posted the Masterlist and Reveals
of this year's Mental Health Fest.
posted the Prompt # 198 Masterlist
posted the Week Four Round-up
of the Harry Potter Rare Pair Fest. Editor's Choice Rec:
• Moldova's Magical Tea
by anon @ hd_wireless
(Harry/Draco | NC-17 | 32,220 words)Summary: Neville Longbottom, Luna Lovegood, and – to everyone’s surprise – Draco Malfoy are opening a magical tea shop to revive wizarding tea culture and, hopefully, to bring the community together after the war. Fandom Recs:
• @nachodiablo made a rec post with 11 top!Remus/Sirius
recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter
recced Hermione Granger/Severus Snape
fic with art (R).
recced Buffy the Vampire Slayer crossover
recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter
recced Severus Snape
recced Lucius Malfoy/Severus Snape(/Hermione Granger)
• Schedule of Upcoming Events
from July 2 to 8 at potterfests
• The SS/HP Prophet
from June 26 to July 1.Archive News:
• OTW Guest Post: Marina Cano
(University of Limerick, Ireland) talks about her recent book Jane Austen and Performance
• tumblr thread by various contibutors: 'White Boy' Snape: Classism (and Racism) in Harry Potter
• Chelsey Pippin & Ellie Bate wrote/collected 7 Essays That Every Harry Potter Fan Needs To Read
, June 30, 2017)
• Beatrice Groves wrote Literary Allusions in Harry Potter: Shakespeare and Harry Potter, Part 1
, Part 2
and Part 3
• Alison wrote Seven Reasons We Should All Want To Be Hufflepuffs, told by Puffs
) General Fandom News:
• US Quidditch Cup 11 announced date and location
: April 14 – 15, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas. Searches:
is looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Newt Scamander
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