J. K. Rowling to Speak About “The Casual Vacancy” in NYC on October 16
Aug 22, 2012
Entertainment Weekly is reporting that author J. K. Rowling will come stateside October 16th for a one-time-US event at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City to participate in a conversation about her new novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy. They report:
J.K. Rowling will be making a rare public U.S. appearance to discuss The Casual Vacancy, her first novel for adults, which chronicles a small British town roiled by scandal. The Harry Potter author will be joined by State of Wonder author Ann Patchett for a conversation in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.
As for tickets to this public event, EW notes that prices range from “$43 if purchased online, $44 if purchased via phone, $37 if purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office,” and will be available starting September 10th. Each ticket will also come with a copy of The Casual Vacany.
UPDATE: According to Fox News, Ms. Rowling will be interviewed by Ann Patchett, and will be taking “select” questions from audience members. Ms. Rowling will also be signing a copy of her new book for each audience member. The venue seats 1,100 members.
The aforementioned novel by Ms. Rowling will be released on September 27th.