Cheryl Klein, Tamora Pierce to Speak at Terminus

Mar 18, 2008

Posted by: Melissa Anelli


Terminus 2008, the Harry Potter conference in Chicago this August, announced today that Harry Potter continuity editor Cheryl Klein and fantasy author Tamora Pierce will be providing keynote addresses at their event.

Cheryl Klein, Senior Editor, Arthur A. Levine Books, who has worked on the last three Potter novels (Entertainment Weekly called her a “Potterologist”) will be giving a speech entitled “Potter Past: Lessons from the Harry Potter Series” on Friday, August 8. This will mark the first time a Potter editor has spoken at a Harry Potter conference.

Tamora Pierce, a successful young adult fantasy author, will present on “Potter Future: The Changng Face of Fantasy Literature,” on Sunday, August 10.

These presentations require an additional ticket, which includes the cost of a full meal. For more info, click here. To add a keynote ticket to your registration, log n and use the Change My Registration. Event ticket sales will open to the public on March 31, including tickets for Wrock Chicago and the Trade Winds Quidditch Tournament.

There will also be a live PotterCast at Terminus and many more events; stay tuned!

For more information, visit the conference’s site at

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