News on Authors continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
19 hrs ago | This is Gloucestershire
READERS, writers, illustrators and publishers in Gloucestershire are joining people across the globe to celebrate the 17th annual World Book Day.
Trending on the Topix Network
Yesterday | Canada.com
Bestselling author Anne Rice is fed up with bad reviewers - not the kind that leave negative reviews but the type of trolls that actively bully authors.
Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk
There are different settings for high-speed reading, from 250 wpm to 500 wpm and even the highest setting of 1,000 wpm An app has been developed that could let you read books like Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone at 1,000 words per minute.
Author J.K. Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series, speaks to the National Press Club in 1999.
London, March 6: Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling have joined hands to protect children in war zones.
We've come a long way, baby, and life hasn't always been as great for women as it is now.
According to an announcement at the London Book Fair, worldwide sales of EL James' Fifty Shades of Grey erotic fiction trilogy have now passed the 100 million mark.
Author J.K. Rowling might have created beloved "Harry Potter" characters Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, but the star-crossed pair took on a life of their own after Rowling finally put them together in the final book of her series, sending them off with a seemingly happy ending at the conclusion of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows."
The US author has taken the unusual step of calling out a fellow writer and asking them to put the pen down so that everyone else has a chance.
Lynn Shepherd sets off storm of protest by suggesting Harry Potter author has 'had her turn' and is harming others' prospects The British crime novelist Lynn Shepherd has found herself at the centre of a storm after she called on JK Rowling to stop writing because she has "had [her] turn", suggesting that other writers need "room to breathe".
Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.-Matthew 5: 10 At an event this week in New York, producer Mark Burnett and his wife, actress-producer Roma Downey , emphasized how important it was to them that their new movie " Son of God " was given a PG-13 rating instead of an R. The ... (more)
Paige Bellamy considers herself the "Harry Potter girl" at Robert E. Lee, which is to say she's the on-site historian of the J.K. Rowling series among her peers.
Lynn Shepherd knew she was going to get some criticism for the column, but she probably underestimated the severity of the attacks on her.