The PEN Gala: JK Rowling’s Civics Lecture

In all of recorded history, a writer receiving an award has never been richer than the collective net worth of 99 percent of her audience. But here was JK… More

J.K. Rowling jabs at Christian fundamentalists

Author J.K. Rowling on Monday took a wry swipe at Christian fundamentalists who deploy the phrase, "I'm praying for you." Speaking at the 2016 PEN America Literary Gala, the "Harry… More

J.K. Rowling Defends Free Speech—and Donald Trump

JK Rowling wants to remind you that freedom of expression includes people whose opinions you find most “offensive and bigoted.” Chief among them, for her: presumptive Republican nominee Donald… More

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