Submissions are now open for the third issue of Sonorus: Feminist Perspectives on Harry Potter!
Sonorus is a compzine, edited by three UK-based Harry Potter fans and feminists. We’ve had a great reaction to our first two issues (which are available to buy here
), and are now looking for submissions for our third issue. We can accept:
- Opinion pieces
- Fan fiction (on a related theme)
- Fan art (on a related theme)
Some prompts to consider:
Female role models in the series
Feminism/ social justice in the Wizarding World
Your favourite character – can they be seen as a ‘feminist’ character?
Gender roles in the series
The differences between the books and the films and their impact on gender
Race in the series
Fan fiction – the interpretation of characters by fans and how gender is affected by this
Gender and careers in the series
LGBT issues in the series/the fandom
Women in sport in the series
Femininity/masculinity in the series
Gender in relation to good vs. evil
Motherhood in the series
Relationships in the series and in fan fiction
J.K. Rowling as a female writer
Disability in the series
This list is by no means exhaustive, and we are interested in any submissions related to gender in the Harry Potter books, film and fandom, and connected to the series as a cultural phenomenon! Due to not wanting to replicate ideas we will only be able to print articles which are different from those featured in the previous issues. (A list of pieces from issues one and two is now available on the shop page.) All other submissions (as long as they are not discriminatory in any way) will be printed in this or a future issue of the zine.
We welcome submissions from people of any gender, and from new writers as well as people who submitted to the previous issues.
Please send submissions and questions to email@example.com. The deadline for submissions is 30th September 2015.
We look forward to hearing from you!