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How far is too far? The legacy of J.K. Rowling

1st February 2023

When will J.K. Rowling’s publishers let her go? From Amnesty International researcher, to struggling writer, to multi-millionaire best-seller, to anti-trans activist, J.K. Rowling has written some pretty influential pieces in her time. After The Philosopher’s Stone was originally rejected by a number of publishers, the large independent indie press Bloomsbury took a chance on Rowling ...

We need to break up with awful creators

4th November 2020

JK Rowling’s intensely offensive new title has taken the romance out of romanticising famous creators. When I first heard about JK Rowling’s new book – a crime novel about a “transvestite serial killer” – I felt a mix of emotions that are, by now, all too familiar. The fresh stab of rage and disgust at ...