Snape is Taking the World by Storm

Snape is Taking the World by Storm

The Harry Potter series may be named after the Boy Who Lived, but if you want to know the story, keep your eyes fixed on Severus Snape. This hook-nosed, greasy-haired, grumpy character is one of J.K. Rowling’s enduring gifts to English literature. He’s the archetypal ill-tempered teacher: acerbic, yet horribly, deliciously funny. When he’s in a scene, you can’t take your eyes off him. Snape is always the story. – From the Introduction In this...

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Story Spring “Springs” Snape at Leviosa

Story Spring “Springs” Snape at Leviosa

This summer, Story Spring timed the launch of SNAPE: A Definitive Reading to coincide with the Harry Potter fandom convention, Leviosa. Leviosa is “an academic-fannish conference”–in other words, a place where fans gathere to hear seminars, participate in cosplay (costumed role play), buy and sell HP merchandise, and generally have a great time talking Potter with like-minded friends. This was the perfect time to...

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