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Friday, July 19 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
How Harry Potter Influenced My Writing

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Many authors writing fantasy and YA fiction now are members of the “Harry Potter generation”. How has that affected them? Join a panel of published authors talking about how Harry Potter inspired them, introduced them to new concepts, or got them interested in publishing.


Bess Carnan

Bess Carnan works very hard to maintain her “good fan” cred within the Harry Potter fandom. This includes owning a lot of Ravenclaw gear and getting very stressed during HP trivia games. She loves Madam Malkin’s and is stoked to fill in while Madam Malkin the First is touring... 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 →

Lindsay Ribar

Lindsay Ribar is one-third of the writing team behind THE PROS OF CONS, along with Alison Cherry and Michelle Schusterman. As a solo author, her work includes the YA contemporary fantasy ROCKS FALL, EVERYONE DIES (Andre Norton award nomination), and the YA genie duology THE ART OF... 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 3:00pm - 3:45pm EDT
Plaza A/B Doubletree by Hilton at Tarrytown