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Social Roundup: Superfans

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This week has been all about the fans and the "Harry Potter" fandom on social media. The week kicked off with Tom Felton’s BBC Three documentary, "Tom Felton Meets the Superfans", which featured interviews with J.K. Rowling, Daniel Radcliffe, and Rupert Grint, as well as several Potter superfans that Tom met along the way. Read More »

J.K. Rowling attends private ball in Nepal

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While in Nepal, J.K. Rowling attended a ball for the 200th anniversary of Gurkha Service to the Crown. Read More »

J.K. Rowling tweets about her publishing experience

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J.K. Rowling tweeted to a few fans about her experience finding agents and publishers. Read More »

New clips of J.K. Rowling and Rupert Grint from “Tom Felton Meets the Superfans”

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New clips featuring J.K. Rowling and Rupert Grint have been released in anticipation of Tom Felton's documentary, "Tom Felton Meets the Superfans" - see them here! Read More »

New Lumos campaign to “leave no families behind”

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The charity, founded by J.K. Rowling and official charitable beneficiary of MuggleNet Live!, is asking you to get involved in its latest campaign. Read More »

UPDATED: J.K. Rowling visits the British School in Nepal, talks “Potter” play titles

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J.K. Rowling brings magic to the students of the British School in Nepal, talks about the "Potter" play, and gives advice to creative writers! Listen to the interview and see photos of her visit here! Read More »

Social Roundup: the Hogwarts Express, Rugby, and Red Nose Day

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In this week's social roundup, the "Potter" cast get fundraising, J.K. Rowling shows her rugby support, and Chris Rankin returns to the Studio Tour... Read More »

J.K. Rowling receives British Red Cross Humanity Award

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J.K. Rowling today adds another honor to her ever-growing list of achievements - recipient of the British Red Cross Humanity Award. This prestigious accolade honors humanitarians who work to change lives around the world. Given Jo's status as the founder of Lumos and the president of Gingerbread - as well as her many other philanthropic and charitable efforts - we'd say she's well deserving of the achievement. Read More »

Social Roundup: Beauty, Beast, Books and Blondes

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This week's social roundup takes a look at the latest addition to the WB Tour London, casting news for Beauty and the Beast, some four legged cosplayers celebrating World Book Day and a Malfoy Doppelganger to boot. Read More »

World Book Day inspires new world record from fans and joke from J.K. Rowling

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World Book Day inspires "Potter" fans to set world record and J.K. Rowling to announce she's writing a new book. Read More »

“The Casual Vacancy” DVD available to pre-order

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The BBC and HBO adaptation of J.K. Rowling's 2012 novel, "The Casual Vacancy", finished airing this week in the UK. The three-part miniseries was brought to a close on Sunday night and was followed by a tweet of approval from J.K. Rowling. Read More »

Social Roundup: Oscars, Brits, and Leonard Nimoy

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This week's social roundup sees many highs and lows happening across the entertainment world. Read More »

Philip Errington on the “Potter” publishing history and new book “J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography”

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Last year we announced that Bloomsbury UK would be publishing an academic bibliography of J.K. Rowling called "J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997 -2003". The book, by Philip Errington, was released yesterday, February 26, and our friends over at Always J.K. Rowling have an exclusive interview with the author. Read More »

Five things you should know about Lavender Brown

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All of the characters in J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world are richly developed and created. Over the years, Jo has developed the characters further, either in the books themselves or through other outlets, such as Pottermore. Here are some fun facts about Gryffindor Lavender Brown. Read More »

J.K. Rowling donates £5K to Wooden Spoon rugby charity

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J.K. Rowling is well known for her charitable donations, and she has even set up her own charity, Lumos, to continue her good work. Followers of Jo's on Twitter will also know that Jo is a huge rugby fan and was out last week at the Scotland vs. Wales rugby match. Read More »

Social Roundup: Love is All Around Us

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With Valentine's Day in the air, this week's roundup is filled with both the comical and romantic moments we love. Read More »

Pottermore Patronus Quiz! It’s happening!

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Ever wondered what your Patronus is? Well, it's almost time to take the OFFICIAL one from J.K. Rowling on Pottermore! Read More »

Bryony Evens talks pushing for “Philosopher’s Stone” to get published!

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Our friends over at Always J.K. Rowling recently spoke with Bryony Evens, one of the first people to read the beginning chapters of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" before it had been published. They've shared their interview with Bryony so that the fans of Harry, Jo, and the "Potter" series can understand what it was like picking up that book, not knowing how much her life was about to change! Read More »

J.K. Rowling reveals new “Potter” tidbits on Twitter!

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It was a happy day indeed for "Potter" fans when J.K. Rowling joined Twitter - especially since for the past few months she's been more active than ever in responding to fan questions. And today, perhaps in honor of yesterday's Harry Potter Book Night, Jo has answered three "Potter" questions from fans! Read More »

Social Roundup: The Reveal of the Slythindor

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A Slythindor is exposed and other wild happenings, in the only social roundup focussed entirely on the beloved Potter cast! Read More »