Interview Series

March 1st, 2022

Interview with Adam Houston, “The Harry Potter Specialist”

Can you introduce yourself for our readers? What’s your story as a collector? My name is Adam Houston, I’m from the U.K. and I’ve been a Harry Potter fan since I first read the books as a child. I had previously collected other books but I purchased my first Harry Potter book back in 2015. I remember it […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #54 · June 2021

Creating Hogwarts Textbooks: Interview with Richard Horne

Interview with Richard Horne,who designed the original covers forFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages.

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December 28th, 2015

The man who owns the Harry Potter Prequel

It was 4 in the morning in Tokyo, and the man (from now, we will call him the man, since he asked us to remain anonymous, though you can search for his name online) received a phone call from London. He had won the auction, but his reply was “Can you call me back in 1 […]

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September 27th, 2015

Peter Kenneth, the Potter collector

As an amateur Harry Potter book collector, when I found out about Peter, I could not feel anything else than admiration. He is, without a doubt, the maximum Harry Potter collector out there, owning not only the holy grail of any Harry Potter collector, but also items that most of us could not even dream about. […]

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December 4th, 2010

Exclusive Interview: Thomas Taylor, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone illustrator

Harry Potter is a huge franchise. Movies, merchandising and a lot of books. A guy with a scar and glasses. But the first person who gave Harry a public face was Thomas Taylor, the artist responsible for the cover for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997, Bloomsbury). Thomas Taylor drew the first Harry Potter […]

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