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Founded in 2010 and opened in 2013, The Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at the University of Edinburgh provides out-patient care for patients with Neurodegenerative diseases as well as cutting edge research and clinical trials. 

Founded in 2005, Lumos provides help to institutionalized and disadvantaged children and works towards putting an end to the outdated social care systems, helping to move children from institutions to family-based care.

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Gingerbread, originally known as One Parent Families, has helped single parents and their children since 1918. J.K. Rowling has been an Ambassador of the charity for seven years and in 2007 took the honorary position as President.
The Latest

Fantastic Beast and Where To Find Them [Film]
Status: Now Playing In Theaters [Book Tickets: HERE]
Release Date: November 18, 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child [Play]
Status: Now Playing in London [Book Tickets: HERE]
Release Date: July 31, 2016

Career of Evil
Status: Published
Release Date: October 20, 2015

Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination
Status: Published
Release Date: April 14, 2015

The Silkworm
Status: Published
Release Date: June 19, 2014

The Cuckoo's Calling
Status: Published
Release Date: April 04, 2013

The Casual Vacancy
Status: Published
Release Date: September 27, 2012

Status: Online
Release Date: July 31, 2011 (Beta testing)

The Tales of Beedle the Bard
Status: Published
Release Date: December 04, 2008

Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them; Quidditch Through The Ages
Status: Published
Release Date: March 12, 2001

Harry Potter Series
Status: Published
Release Date: June 30, 1997 - July 21, 2007
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Filed Under: J.K. Rowling // Oct 02 2014

PIC BY STEWART TURKINGTON www.stphotos.co.uk 07778 334771An 8 year old girl, from Harestock, Winchester, in England, has had her lifelong dream come true- she is finally able to read the Harry Potter books. Kayleigh Ann Hayes’s dream was made true by the charity, Blind Children UK. Kayleigh has a condition that prevented her eyes from developing. She now only has 10% of her sight left. The UK based charity provided Kayleigh with the entire collection of the Harry Potter series, with a font big enough to be able to be read by her. The biggest is Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, which is split up into 28 volumes alone. To Kayleigh’s shock, the books were signed by J.K. Rowling herself, and they were also accompanied by a note to Kayleigh. The books are suspected to be the biggest Harry Potter books that have ever been printed. Blind’s Children’s CustomEyes® service is to thank for the awesome gift to Kayleigh. She says that she is now excited to read the books, like all her friends are doing. Way to go Jo and Blind Children UK! You can read more about Kayleigh and Blind Children UK in their article here.

Filed Under: Contest, J.K. Rowling, Novels, Site, The Casual Vacancy // Sep 27 2014

Two years ago the world was waiting to read J.K. Rowling’s brand-new novel, The Casual Vacancy! The buzz had been building for months about Jo’s foray into the Adult level of Literary Fiction. The story of a small English village turned upside-down by the death of a local councilman seemed to be a complete turn-around after her blazing success in Children’s Fantasy with the seven Harry Potter books. Before publication, she told the BBC

“Harry Potter truly liberated me in the sense that there’s only one reason to write, for me: If I genuinely have something I want to say and I want to publish it. I can pay my bills, you know, every day. I am grateful for that fact and aware of that fact. I don’t need to publish to make a living. …”

I loved writing for kids, I loved talking to children about what I’d written, I don’t want to leave that behind. But I wanted to write this as well.”

Fans were excited, presales were high, and reviews were mixed. When Thursday, 27th of September arrived the world was splashed in yellow and red and taken to the town of Pagford to meet a cast of characters including Howard and Shirley Mollison, tragic teen Krystal Whedon, and the late Barry Fairbrother.

The Casual Vacancy was an immediate bestseller, in the U.K. and the U.S., and sold over a million copies in the first three days. We have one of those copies to giveaway to celebrate “Casual Vacancy Day”! If you haven’t read it yet, and you want to be prepared before the upcoming BBC mini-series premieres, or you just really want a hardcover, first American edition to add to your collection, enter our “Casual Vacancy Day” celebration.

To enter to win a first American edition of the book, please follow us on Twitter and Retweet our post for the contest. We will choose a random winner Monday 8AM Eastern Standard Time!



Filed Under: Fantastic Beasts Film, J.K. Rowling, Pottermore // Sep 23 2014

Kelly West at Cinema Blend has an interesting theory about the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film for which Jo is writing a screenplay. Has Jo been dropping hints about the film for fans over the past several weeks? From the exclusive content about Celestina Warbeck on Pottermore,  to the Twitter confession that her Patronus is a pine marten — and even better — that we may get to learn our own Patronus soon, all of these tidbits set the Internet off with excitement on their own.

West’s theory puts them all together into a plausible, and pretty cool, scenario. Seems that Celestina’s father may have a connection to the film’s main character, Newt Scamander.

The fact that they may have been working at the Ministry of Magic at the same time suggests a possible connection between these two characters. If that’s the case, is Celestina’s bio and the information about her parents intentional set-up for something in the Fantastic Beast films? To take that further, is it possible that Mr. Warbeck will be a character in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them? The potential overlap in Newt and Warbeck’s work at the Ministry, added to Rowling’s recent update to Pottermore with Celestina’s biography, which includes a tie to a certain (fantastic) beast, has us wondering if this is just a coincidence or if it’s a major clue.

We have no way of knowing if she’s onto something, but we will definitely be looking forward to getting more clues from Jo!

What do you think? She makes a great connection from the Warbecks to the Patronus charm too! Read more at Cinema Blend.

Filed Under: Charity, J.K. Rowling // Sep 21 2014

Jo has donated a generous, undisclosed sum towards renovating a former town hall into a music and theater community building in Perthshire, Scotland, according to The Courier. The old Alberfeldy Town Hall was declared surplus by the local council and given to the community in May, after years of campaigning by local citizens. Locus Breadalbane is the citizens’ group assigned to manage the fundraising and renovation of the old building into a 182-seat venue for the arts.

“Ian Menzies, of Locus Breadalbane, said: “It’s going to be a wonderful resource for the community — it’s what we’ve been working toward over the last few years after buying it from the council. We are now bringing it into the 21st century and are fundraising for that.

“The refurbishment of the B-listed building will cost £1.5 million but we had a generous donation from JK Rowling. We are not allowed to say how much it is.”

A spokeswoman for JK Rowling confirmed she had made a donation to the project but declined to comment further.”

Jo owns Killiechassie mansion near the town which may have inspired the donation.

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Filed Under: J.K. Rowling, Site // Sep 19 2014

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Filed Under: Novels // Sep 05 2014

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