NEW YORK — J.K. Rowling is facing widespread criticism from the transgender community and other activists after tweeting support for a researcher who lost her job for stating that people
The man who helped introduce J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” books to U.S. audiences is leaving his longtime job at Scholastic.
If there is one thing we know J.K. Rowling can do extremely well, it is creating great characters. Her iconic creation, Harry Potter, is a shy orphan who has a lightning-bolt scar on his forehead and is destined to be the wizard to save the world from the evil Lord Voldemort.
Apart from her books, Rowling also sent a replica of Harry’s owl Hedwig and the time-turner necklace from the third book.
The best-selling author said she’s also just completed a fourth crime novel under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Pottermore is planning the release of a new audiobook version of its “go-to guide to the high-flying sport,” with British actor Andrew Lincoln set to narrate.
Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling can add another magic moment to her list of achievements – she has been made a royal Companion of Honor. Rowling received the honor from Prince William on Tuesday at a Buckingham Palace ceremony.