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Friday, July 19 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Magical School of Curricula

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Harry Potter’s educational system derives largely from the British boarding school model, but there are a lot of other options out there. How might magical school look different in another country -- or another world? Author discuss the thaumaturgical pedagogy of their imaginations and the factors they consider when developing a magical curriculum.


Sarah Guan

Sarah Guan is an associate editor of science fiction and fantasy at Orbit Books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group. She has previously worked both for other SFF publishers and for a literary agency. She enjoys fiction that asks hard questions and expands one's horizons, all while... Read More →


D.R. Perry

D.R. Perry writes fun Young Adult Paranormal, tongue-in-cheek Urban Fantasy, noir Alternate History, and soon, witchy Cozy Mysteries with cute magical critters. She lives with her husband, child, and dog in Rhode Island where all her books are set. Although she's not a native New... Read More →

Cecilia Tan

Cecilia Tan is the award-winning author of over 25 novels including the Magic University series, and the editor of over 100 anthologies of short stories. Her fiction has appeared in Asimov's, Ms. Magazine, Strange Horizons, and many other places. Keep up with her at ceciliatan.com... Read More →

Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 9:45am EDT
Plaza A/B Doubletree by Hilton at Tarrytown