The Rowling Magazine Issue #71 · November 2022

After seven in Rowling’s words

After the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling kept revealing facts from the lives of the main characters, especially what happened to them after the events of the seventh book. Some of these revelations were done during interviews or reading events, some of them in pieces that she published in Pottermore, […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #47 · November 2020

If the characters of Narnia went to Hogwarts

The Chronicles of Narnia was—and still is, actually, in spite of what C.S. Lewis did to Queen Susan—one of my favourite series. Harry Potter is also a series in which I take great interest and therefore I wondered what would happen if the characters of Narnia went to Hogwarts. In no particular order (with the […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #41 · May 2020

Professor Sprout’s Heart Belongs to Hufflepuff House and Herbology

What better time to celebrate Professor Pomona Sprout than her birth month of May? She was born on May 15, 1933, and she’s a true Hufflepuff to heart. Professor Sprout is a squat little witch with fly-away gray hair. Due to being the Herbology teacher, her robes and fingernails are often earthy, and she also […]

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November 29th, 2017

Hogwarts Houses editions quoted a fake Rowling tweet

The House Editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone published earlier this year included a few pages of “fact files” in the back of each book. Most of this information can be traced back to various writings, interviews, and tweets of J.K. Rowling. One of these facts, however, can not. The Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw […]

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August 8th, 2016

New Hogwarts Houses editions and British Library Exhibition in 2017

To mark the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Bloomsbury is teaming up with the British Library for a very special exhibition. On the anniversary date (June 27th, 2017), the publishing house will be releasing four new Hogwarts house-themed editions of The Philosopher’s Stone, each featuring the crest and colours of either […]

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