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MS Society Scotland Rep: Result of Resolutions May Bring JKR's Return

Posted by: Edward
November 12, 2009, 06:14 PM

The Scotsman has a report online regarding the special general meetings of the MS Society Scotland taking place and a representatives belief that the possible independence of the organization could bring back former patron J. K. Rowling.  As readers will recall, last April Harry Potter author J.Continued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 207: The Fourth Hallow

Posted by: Edward
October 28, 2009, 05:41 PM

 
Our 207th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is online for your audible enjoyment.  This episode features the latest in Potter news, including distribution news for Rupert Grint's Cherrybomb film, Dan Radcliffe's next possible Broadway show, Ralph Finnees now filming as Lord VoldemortContinued...

J.K. Rowling

MTV Previews JK Rowling "Female Force" Comic Book

Posted by: sue
October 23, 2009, 02:09 PM

Several times now we've reported on the new comic book (unauthorized) regarding the biography of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling that is due later this year or in early January.  Thanks to MTV  we can now see six pages of the "Female Force" comic, including pages andContinued...

Book Awards

J.K. Rowling to Receive First Hans Christian Andersen Award

Posted by: sue
October 06, 2009, 10:16 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been selected to receive the very first Hans Christian Anderson Literature Prize next year in Odense, Denmark. Given in honor of the prolific author of classic fairy tales such as The Princess and the Pea, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Ugly DucklingContinued...

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Report: JK Rowling "working on something, but it's not Harry Potter"

Posted by: sue
October 05, 2009, 05:40 PM

There is a new article today regarding author J.K. Rowling and her next piece of literature. The Telegraph is reporting that at a recent fashion week showing, Jo "bid for three tickets to see Stella McCartney’s Paris show at a Gala Auction in London, in June, to raise funds forContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Opens Twitter Account

Posted by: Melissa
September 25, 2009, 01:31 PM

It's #followfriday on Leaky! Or as many readers have called it: the best #followfriday ever!

Reader Cassandra wrote in to tell us that J.K. Rowling apparently has a Twitter account here, at username @jk_rowling. While Twitter calls it a verified account, we checked, just to be sure, and have received confirmation:Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Book Rumor: Bush administration denied J.K. Rowling medal because Harry Potter books "encouraged witchcraft"

Posted by: Melissa
September 24, 2009, 02:25 PM

The new book SPEECH-LESS: Tales of a White House Survivor, a behind-the-scenes account of life in the George W. Bush presidential administration (published by Crown Books), has an interesting nugget for Harry Potter fans, as a reader has pointed out:Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Pre-Orders for JK Rowling "Female Force" Comic Book Now Available

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2009, 03:50 PM

Earlier this month we told you of a new biographical comic book about Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling that is due in a few months. The press on this book said the comic "promises to chronicle the rags to riches story of a woman receiving government financial assistance through herContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 204: RoboFrak!

Posted by: Edward
September 13, 2009, 02:08 PM

 
The latest episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is here for you today with its 204th edition of Potter fun, news, discussion, and more.  This week, Sue gives us the latest in the news including a Scream Award nomination for Miss Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Chamber of Secrets Extended Edition DVDs,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Attorney for JK Rowling Says Scottish Book is Something to be Completed "Sometime in the Future"

Posted by: sue
September 13, 2009, 09:11 AM

Last week we heard from author Ian Rankin who gave an update of sorts regarding the long awaited Scottish book or Harry Potter encyclopedia from J.K. Rowling. As noted before, Mr. Rankin said the last time he saw his neighbor and friend, Jo was "wasContinued...

HBP Film

Half-Blood Prince DVD to Contain JK Rowling A Year in the Life Documentary

Posted by: sue
September 10, 2009, 04:17 AM

More exciting news for fans regarding what will be contained on the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD. In addition to the deleted scenes we first told you about the other day, we can now report that as a bonus fans will receive the specialContinued...

J.K. Rowling

'Female Force' Biographical Comic Book of J. K. Rowling to be Published

Posted by: Edward
September 08, 2009, 10:02 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling will be joining the ranks of such other notable people as President Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey with the publication of a biographical comic book from Bluewater Productions.  MTV is reporting that the author will be the latest subject toContinued...

Charity

Charity Auction Followup: JK Rowling Handprint a Big Seller at Event

Posted by: sue
September 07, 2009, 07:27 PM

Previously we told you of a special hand print drawing J.K. Rowling donated for a charity auction being held in order to help a young girl who had lost her hands and toes to Menigitus. The auction for two year old Tilly Lockey has now taken place, with this marvelous handprintContinued...

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Ian Rankin Says JK Rowling "Writing Family Trees" and Working on Scottish Book

Posted by: sue
September 04, 2009, 02:41 PM

Author Ian Rankin has given a new interview on BBC radio with Simon Mayo (download here) where he mentions his friend and neighbor in Scotland, J.K. Rowling. In the middle of this interview, Mr. Rankin notes that while he has not seen the Harry Potter author in some time,Continued...

Charity

Hands On for Charity with JK Rowling and Robbie Coltrane

Posted by: sue
August 28, 2009, 06:51 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is lending a hand for charity, or her hand print more accurately. Jo and actor Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) are part of over 100 celebrities who have donated specially designed hand prints for a charity auction to help this toddler who lost her hands and toesContinued...

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