Session

Harry Potter Day: The Book That Lived

Is Harry Potter the defining cultural phenomenon of our time? What is it about the series that has kept fans so obsessed for 20 years, and continually invites new generations to fall in love? Potterheads Mel Campbell and Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen join illustrator of the twentieth anniversary edition book covers Levi Pinfold to explore JK Rowling’s permeating influence on pop culture. With Bhakthi Puvanenthiran.

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Writers

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen is a Vietnamese–Australian writer based in Melbourne exploring feminism, relationships, mental health and pop...

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Mel Campbell

Mel Campbell is a freelance journalist, critic, copywriter and editor. Campbell co-founded the award-winning publishing project Is Not...

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Bhakthi Puvanenthiran

Bhakthi Puvanenthiran is a journalist and editor at The Age. Puvanenthiran has previously covered arts, entertainment, lifestyle and...

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Levi Pinfold

Levi Pinfold is the illustrator of the new Harry Potter 20th anniversary edition covers, which feature the crest for each Hogwarts house. To...

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25 August – 3 September