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Lucky Fan Meeting with Jo in Romania

Posted by: sue
January 26, 2006, 11:04 AM

As we know, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is in Romania as part of a trip to help improve things for children in Eastern European orphanages. While in Romania, Jo has been making several stops to different places, and one lucky young lady was fortunate enough to meet Jo in one such visit. TLC Reader OanaContinued...

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JKR: "Every Child Deserves a Secure and Loving Environment"

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2006, 10:55 PM

There are some additional stories online now about author J.K. Rowling's trip to Romania as part of the Children's High Level Group effort to improve conditions for children in Eastern European orphanages. The Scotsman reports that at a press conference earlier in Bucharest, Jo said:Continued...

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Photos, More of JKR in Romania

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2006, 11:59 AM

The first of the photos and information about J.K. Rowling and her trip to Romania are now appearing online. Reuters has this photo of Jo, taken at an opening press confernce in Bucharest. Canadian press has this additional photo, including a brief story on the trip. Jo is scheduled to attend a gala fundraising dinnerContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Updates Site with Romanian Visit, Book Seven Info

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2006, 07:07 AM

J.K. Rowling has updated her website today with mention of her trip to Romania, as well as a hint of good news on Book Seven. In her new diary section, she indicates that she is "floating along on this flood of inspiration" in terms of the writing the last Harry Potter novel.Continued...

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Charity News: Radcliffe, Watson Lend Names to Book Auction

Posted by: sue
January 24, 2006, 09:55 AM

Two performers from the Harry Potter films are among those who have signed a special book which is being auctioned off to help raise funds to benefit the Lupus Foundation of America. Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) are among hundreds of celebrities whoseContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Romanian Visit and Interview to be Broadcast on TV, Internet

Posted by: sue
January 23, 2006, 10:56 AM

Previously, we told you that author J.K. Rowling would be visiting Romania to take part in a charity dinner as part of an effort to help raise funds and awareness of the plight of orphans in Eastern Europe. This visit is to take place this week, on January 25th and the 26th.Continued...

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Signed JKR Item to Be Previewed This Weekend

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2006, 05:32 AM

The signed item that J.K. Rowling has donated to Book Aid International is, as was the last, a secretive document that, is written on A3 (11x16") paper, "involves Harry Potter, is signed by her and involves the phrase, 'between the lines.' There will be a preview of it in the DailyContinued...

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JKR Donates Handwritten Item to BookAid International for Auction

Posted by: Melissa
January 20, 2006, 01:18 PM

We're really happy to revisit history a bit on this page, to announce J.K. Rowling has donated a handwritten, signed item to Book Aid International for its fundraising auction.
Bloomsbury Auctions of Mayfair, London, will play host to the auction, which is also supported by JeremyContinued...

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JKR's Romania Visit is Confirmed

Posted by: Melissa
January 15, 2006, 06:13 PM

Earlier this week, we told you that J.K. Rowling was expected to attend a dinner on January 25 in Bucharest, as part of the charity event "Romania for Europe's children." Today's Bucharest Daily News confirms that our favorite author, who became a member of the organization just a week ago, willContinued...

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Exclusive Interview with Brendan Gleeson!

Posted by: Melissa
January 13, 2006, 11:56 AM

Leaky reader Catherine from Dublin was kind enough to send us an exclusive report, including a short interview with Brendan Gleeson, from the red carpet premiere of "Breakfast on Pluto," which took place in Dublin this week. Mr. Gleeson (Mad-Eye Moody) and Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort) were amongContinued...

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Rickman Fans Start Charity Drive

Posted by: Melissa
January 13, 2006, 11:13 AM

Jayna from Rickman-Online.net informed us today that "we Alan Rickman fans have taken it upon ourselves to band together and start a charity drive in honor of Mr. Rickman's fast-approaching 60th birthday (Editor's note: Mr. Rickman will turn 60 on February 21, 2006). We are trying to raise $500 forContinued...

JKR Interviews

J.K. Rowling Confirms New Children's Book Written; Will Host New Charity Ball in March

Posted by: sue
January 09, 2006, 11:47 PM

In the new interview published in the February edition of Tatler magazine that we told you about below, author J.K. Rowling confirms again that she has written a new children's book and more. In extended excerpts now posted online from the magazine, Jo talksContinued...

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Followup: JKR Signed HBP Book on Ebay for Charity

Posted by: sue
January 04, 2006, 10:22 AM

A few days ago we told you that author J.K. Rowling had donated a specially signed copy of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince to be auctioned off for the charity Peace Hospice in the UK. The bidding has now started on Ebay, which you can see via this link. This is an autographed first editionContinued...

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Get A Clue Donation Update

Posted by: Melissa
December 30, 2005, 11:05 AM

Many of you have asked how to donate to "Get a Clue," our annual charity drive benfitting Book Aid International, without buying a shirt; please do so using this button, which will go on top of our page for a week. Thank you!


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J.K. Rowling Donates Signed HBP to Peace Hospice; Also Nominated for Italian Vogue's Woman of the Year

Posted by: sue
December 30, 2005, 09:32 AM

Author J.K. Rowling has reportedly donated a signed first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince to be auctioned off to help raise funds for Peace Hospice in England. The spokesperson for the charity hospice is quoted in the WatfordContinued...