JK Rowling

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Authors quit JK Rowling’s literary agency over transgender row

Authors quit JK Rowling’s literary agency over transgender row

Four writers left The Blair Partnership after claiming the company had refused to to publish a statement in support of transgender rights.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020

JK Rowling reveals she is abuse survivor amid trans tweet criticism

JK Rowling reveals she is abuse survivor amid trans tweet criticism

The author said she speak out about sex and gender issues partly because of her experience of domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

JK Rowling tweet condemned by CEO of transgender charity

JK Rowling tweet condemned by CEO of transgender charity

Susie Green from Mermaids UK said JK Rowling's comments “invalidated” the existence of transgender people.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Harry Potter crowned most inspirational children’s book character

Harry Potter crowned most inspirational children’s book character

J.K Rowling’s boy wizard has been named the most inspirational children’s book character – beating fellow Hogwarts student Hermione Granger to the top spot.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

#19YearsLater - JK Rowling leads Twitter tributes on day marked in epilogue of final Harry Potter book

#19YearsLater - JK Rowling leads Twitter tributes on day marked in Harry Potter epilogue

JK Rowling leads Twitter tributes on day marked in final Harry Potter book

#19YearsLater has been trending to mark the day when Harry Potter's son Albus goes off to Hogwarts

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

'It's now impossible for any supporter to not know what he is' - J.K Rowling leads Twitter condemnation of Donald Trump

'It's impossible for supporters to not know what Donald Trump is' - JK Rowling leads condemnation

'They know what he is' - JK Rowling leads Twitter condemnation of Donald Trump

The US President gave an extraordinary press conference to defend his reaction to Charlottesville

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

JK Rowling apologises for misconstruing Donald Trump in video of disabled boy

JK Rowling apologises for Donald Trump disabled boy tweet

JK Rowling apologises for Donald Trump disabled boy tweet

The Harry Potter author incorrectly assumed the US President had ignored a disabled boy in a video in the White House

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mugwump - Boris Johnson's colourful insult to Jeremy Corbyn defined

Boris Johnson on Jeremy Corbyn: What is a mugwump, and is it actually a bad thing?

What is a mugwump, and is it actually a bad thing?

What does the word mugwump actually mean?

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

JK Rowling hits back at former fan who claims she burnt Harry Potter books

JK Rowling hits back at former fan who burnt Harry Potter books in Donald Trump row

JK Rowling hits back at former fan who burnt Harry Potter books in Trump row

JK Rowling has hit back at one of her former fans who claimed she burnt the Harry Potter books

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Paul Ross chats to speed reader who finished the script in 27 minutes

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Paul Ross chats to speed reader who finished the script in 27 minutes

"I finished Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in 27 minutes"

Six-time speed-reading world champion Anne Jones talks to Paul Ross, after polishing off the screenplay for JK Rowling's latest offering in double-quick time…