Tag: Witch Week 2015

Witch Week 2015: Wrap-Up and Preview

Posted November 6, 2015 by Lory in events / 13 Comments
Witch Week 2015: Wrap-Up and Preview

It’s been another wonderful Witch Week here at ECBR, and I’d like to extend a giant thank you to everyone who made it possible: Matt Ryan and Carleton College, for being awesome and also for helping me find photos for my Tam Lin/Blackstock College post The Folio Society and Thomas Dunne Books, for sponsoring the […]

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Witch Week 2015: Interview with Kate Forsyth

Posted November 4, 2015 by Lory in interviews / 12 Comments
Witch Week 2015: Interview with Kate Forsyth

This post is part of Witch Week, an annual celebration of fantasy books and authors. This year’s theme is New Tales from Old, focusing on fiction based in fairy tale, folklore, and myth. For more about Witch Week, see the Master Post. Today, I’m delighted to welcome Australian author Kate Forsyth, who was kind enough […]

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Witch Week 2015: A Guide to Blackstock College

Posted October 31, 2015 by Lory in events, places / 33 Comments
Witch Week 2015: A Guide to Blackstock College

This is the first post for Witch Week 2015, a celebration of fantasy books and authors. This year’s theme is New Tales from Old, focusing on fiction based in fairy tale, folklore, and myth. For more about Witch Week, see the Master Post. In Tam Lin, Pamela Dean takes her college experience and mixes it […]

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Witch Week 2015: Master Post and Linkup

Posted October 30, 2015 by Lory in events / 20 Comments
Witch Week 2015: Master Post and Linkup

…Witch Week, when there is so much magic around in the world that all sorts of peculiar things happen… —Witch Week by Diana Wynne Jones Welcome to the second annual Witch Week, an opportunity to celebrate our favorite fantasy books and authors. This year we’re focusing on the theme New Tales from Old, and I […]

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Witch Week is coming!

Posted October 20, 2015 by Lory in events / 17 Comments
Witch Week is coming!

In a little over a week, Witch Week will begin. This magical time between Halloween and Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes Day was first brought to my attention by Diana Wynne Jones, in her book of the same name. Last year, I thought it would be fun to use this week to celebrate fantasy books and authors, […]

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Witch Week Preview and Readalong Announcement

Posted September 30, 2015 by Lory in events / 18 Comments
Witch Week Preview and Readalong Announcement

In one month, we’ll be celebrating Witch Week, October 31 to November 5, a chance to read and discuss some of our favorite fantasy books and authors, as well as their sources, influences, and descendants. This year’s theme is New Tales from Old, focusing on fiction that is based on fairy tales, folklore, myths, and […]

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What would you like to read for Witch Week?

Posted September 13, 2015 by Lory in discussions, events / 23 Comments
What would you like to read for Witch Week?

Today I’m cheating a bit by focusing my monthly discussion on an upcoming event here at ECBR: Witch Week. From October 31 to November 5, we’ll be celebrating our favorite fantasy books and authors. Last year we focused on the wonderful world of Diana Wynne Jones, and it was a terrific week! This year the […]

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