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Bulgaria and Brazil go head-to-head in Quidditch World Cup final

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Pottermore Insider presented live coverage of the Quidditch World Cup final today as Quidditch Correspondent Ginny Potter and Gossip Correspondent Rita Skeeter reported from the Patagonian Desert in what proved to be an exciting match. Read More »

Are you ready for “The Silkworm”?

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With all the exciting Diagon Alley news today, it can be easy to forget that tomorrow is also a very exciting day for fans in the UK - the release of the second book in Robert Galbraith's Cormoran Strike series, "The Silkworm"! Are you excited for the book's release? Read More »

“The Silkworm” excerpt also available in “USA Today”

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We posted last night that the "Times" had a preview of "The Silkworm" available for subscribers, and now US newspaper "USA Today" has followed suit - but this time the excerpt isn't behind a paywall! Read More »

Director, writer chosen for “Harry Potter” stage play?

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"The Daily Mail" is reporting that J.K. Rowling may have settled on a writer and director for the "Harry Potter" stage play that was confirmed back in December. Read More »

“Daily Mail” issues an apology to J.K. Rowling for libelous article

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British newspaper "The Daily Mail" has issued an official apology to "Potter" author J.K. Rowling for a libelous article they posted about the author in September 2013. Read More »

J.K. Rowling talks public image – and rugby! – in BBC “Woman’s Hour” preview

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We posted earlier this month about J.K. Rowling's takeover of the BBC Radio 4 program "Woman's Hour", which will air tomorrow, and leading up to the program's broadcast pieces of her interviews have been released to the media! Read More »

J.K. Rowling reveals new “Potter” information on Twitter

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Ever since J.K. Rowling joined Twitter back in 2009, fans have been hoping for more engagement with the super-popular author. Until recently, Rowling had been famously sparing with her tweets, updating the account very infrequently. Then, back in March, she tweeted numerous times with the hashtag #wizards4Scotlandrugbyteam, promising fans that if the hashtag gained enough traction, she would release new information on Pottermore. But today, Rowling has responded directly to a fan's question on Twitter for the first time! Read More »

J.K. Rowling to attend Japan theme park opening

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Yesterday, Universal Studios announced that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Japan will open this July. Today, in a clever bit of sleuthing, SnitchSeeker has revealed that J.K. Rowling committed to attend this grand opening as early as last November. How exactly did this news break? Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” wins LA Times Book Prize

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It seems that one of our favorite fantasy authors has now cemented herself as a real talent in the world of mystery as well! Last night, the winners of the 34th annual Los Angeles Time Book Prizes were announced, and J.K. Rowling, writing as Robert Galbraith, was awarded one of these prestigious prizes. Read More »