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J.K. Rowling Confirms Potter Play: Harry to Fly Onto Floorboards

Posted by: Melissa
December 20, 2013, 09:31 AM

Today on her Facebook page, J.K. Rowling confirmed a story that appeared in the Daily Mail claiming that a play based on Harry Potter's years as an orphan in Surrey would be winging its way to a UK stage. It will be based on Harry's "early years as an orphan an outcast...featuringContinued...

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Lumos Fundraising Event at Warner Bros Studio Tour

Posted by: Catherine
November 10, 2013, 10:51 AM

Last night, J.K. Rowling hosted a fundraising event for her Lumos charity. Lumos is designed to rid Europe of systematic institutionalized child care, reunite families, and provide loving and caring environments for children to grow up in. The fundraiser was held at the Harry Potter Warner BrothersContinued...

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Win a Harry Potter Book Signed by J.K. Rowling and Donate for the HPA!

Posted by: Melissa
October 06, 2013, 06:38 PM

We're entering the final week of the Harry Potter Alliance's Equality FTW fundraiser, and the amazing donation perks just Keep. Getting. Better. Today, it was announced that JK Rowling has donated a full set of the Harry Potter series books to the Harry Potter Alliance. An autographedContinued...

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J.K. Rowling to pen screenplay for Movie Spin off on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

Posted by: Catherine
September 12, 2013, 02:23 PM

Warner Brothers has announced that a movie series based off of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. J.K. Rowling will be writing the screenplay for this extension of the wizarding franchise, making this her screenwriting debut. The focus of the filmContinued...

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Lumos Petition

Posted by: Catherine
August 06, 2013, 10:31 AM

Our beloved J.K. Rowling has posted a tweet! Ms. Rowling asks that fans please take the time to sign a Lumos petition. Lumos is a charity that benefits institutionalized children in Europe. Ms. Rowling founded Lumos in 2005 after reading an article (and seeing photographs) of institutionalized children being kept in caged beds. LumosContinued...

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Rowling wins damages against Russells, Money to go to Charity

Posted by: Catherine
August 02, 2013, 11:04 AM

Miss Rowling brought charges against Chris Gossage (a Russells partner) and his friend, Judith Callegari, in London's High Court. The charges were of damages from the leak of confidential information concerning Miss Rowling's pseudonym, Robert Galbraith. "Ms Rowling, who was notContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Robert Galbraith!

Posted by: brad
July 31, 2013, 04:55 PM

It's the day we wait for all year long! The birthday of our favorite author, Robert Galbraith!


We can all remember when we met Robert: while browsing the "little known" section of the independent bookstore last month. It was love as soon as we saw the jacket cover, amirite? An author that reminded us of the hazyContinued...

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J.K. Rowling's "The Cuckoo's Calling" sales leap

Posted by: Catherine
July 25, 2013, 09:48 AM

Since the veil was lifted on Robert Galbraith, and J.K. Rowling was discovered, sales figures have grown in leaps and bounds for The Cuckoo's Calling. The week before Ms. Rowling's pseudonym was uncovered, the book sold 43 copies (within that week) in the UK. In the days after the news broke, sales jumpedContinued...

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Source of Galbraith Leak Revealed, JKR "Very Angry"

Posted by: brad
July 18, 2013, 05:02 PM

When The Sunday Times first broke the news about J.K. Rowling being the real author of The Cuckoo's Calling, it was mentioned that a tip on Twitter had led to the eventual reveal. According to the Huffington Post, that anonymous Tweeter has now been traced. London legal firm Russells stated on ThursdayContinued...

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New Website for Robert Galbraith Reveals Second Book to be Published Next Year, More

Posted by: brad
July 18, 2013, 04:13 PM

Robert Galbraith, otherwise known as J.K. Rowling, has a new official website, on which is an FAQ with author J.K. Rowling about the new book ("The Cuckoo's Calling"), her pseudonym, and the "labyrinthine" plans she had to keep her identity quiet.


Was revealing the true identity of RobertContinued...

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JK Rowling's Twitter Response to "The Cuckoo's Calling"

Posted by: Catherine
July 15, 2013, 01:27 PM

J.K. Rowling has posted a tweet with a link to her website. The tweet's link is her personal statement about her decision to publish The Cuckoo's Calling as Robert Galbraith.

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 What I have to say about being Robert Galbraith and writing 'The Cuckoo’s Calling': Continued...

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J.K. Rowling's New Book: Crime Novel Pseudonym Revealed

Posted by: Melissa
July 13, 2013, 06:43 PM

Like a book by a new crime writer named Robert Galbraith? Well, JK! It was Rowling!


Yep: J.K. Rowling has been publishing crime fiction under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

This is not a drill, guys: there is a new book written by J.K. Rowling available right now. You can have it on an e-reader,Continued...

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Rare "Philosopher's Stone" on Display

Posted by: Catherine
June 01, 2013, 04:09 AM

As you may recall, a special J.K.Rowling-annotated copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was auctioned off for charity. For those of us longing to see it, the book will be on display. It has become apart of the Bodleian's Exhibition--Magic Books: from the Middle Ages to Middle-Earth. It willContinued...

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J.K. Rowling remains one of Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women

Posted by: Catherine
May 23, 2013, 04:21 PM

Our most beloved author, J.K. Rowling, has yet again made the list for Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women! She and the Queen represent the most powerful British women. Ms. Rowling's ranking may have slipped from 73 to 98, but we are still very proud of her and her worldly influence! A full reportContinued...

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J.K. Rowling's Personal Annotated "Philosopher's Stone" to be Auctioned for Charity

Posted by: Catherine
May 19, 2013, 04:34 AM

A very rare copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is going to be put up for auction on Tuesday. The auction is to aid the writers' association, English PEN. The auction will sell numerous novels annotated by their authors, including an incredible first editionContinued...

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