Harry Potter

Harry Potter is a wonderful fantasy series from author J.K. Rowling. The books about the boy wizards and the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry were also made into popular and beloved films. You can find more Harry Potter information and resources in our Harry Potter section.

Here is the latest Harry Potter news from Writers Write:

  • Scholastic Unveils New Harry Potter Covers by Brian Selznick (2018-05-17): Scholastic has unveiled new covers it will publish for the Harry Potter series. The covers are illustrated by Brian Selznick.

  • Harry Potter History of Magic Books to Published in Conjunction With Exhibition (2017-07-19): Two Harry Potter books about the History of Magic will be published by Bloomsbury in October 2017.

  • J.K. Rowling: No More Harry Potter Stories After Cursed Child (2016-08-01): JK Rowling says there will be no more stories about Harry Potter after the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

  • First Look at Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Illustrated Edition (2016-04-08): Here is a first look at the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. It is illustrated by Jim Kay.

  • J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Chair Up for Auction (2016-03-12): The chair J.K. Rowling used to write the first two Harry Potter books is being auctioned off. The oak chair will have an opening bid of $45,000.

  • Scholastic Releases Cover of New Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2015-03-27): Scholastic has released the cover of the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

  • J.K. Rowling Calls New Harry Potter Bibliography Mind-Boggling (2015-03-03): Philip Errington, the director of children's books at Sotheby's, has written the definitive Harry Potter bibliography which J.K. Rowling calls mind-boggling.

  • Images From Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Revealed (2015-01-19): Scholastic has released some images from the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling


  • J.K. Rowling Writes New Story About Off-Stage Harry Potter Character (2014-08-18): J.K. Rowling has written an essay and a song about an obscure Harry Potter character. Celestina the Singing Sorceress has quite a colorful past. And she can really sing.

  • J.K. Rowling Remembers the Battle of Hogwarts (2014-05-02): J.K. Rowling remembers the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts and reveals how she hated killing some of her characters.

  • J.K. Rowling to Write Screenplays for New Films Set in Harry Potter Universe (2013-09-12): J.K. Rowling cuts deal with Warner Bros. to write screenplays for new films set in the Harry Potter universe.

  • New Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Cover Revealed (2013-08-01): Scholastic has revealed the new cover for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

  • Scholastic Unveils New Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Cover (2013-07-19): Scholastic has unveiled the new cover art for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by Kazu Kibuishi

  • More New Harry Potter Book Covers Revealed (2013-07-02): Scholstic has revealed more of its new Harry Potter book covers. The new covers are illustrated by Kazu Kibuishi

  • New Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Book Cover Revealed (2013-05-31): A new trade paperback cover of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets has been revealed. The cover was designed by Kazu Kibuishi.

  • Scholastic Announces New Harry Potter Covers (2013-02-16): Scholastic has announced new Harry Potter book covers. The cover art was created by Kazu Kibuishi.

  • J.K. Rowling Says Her Next Book Will Be For Children (2012-10-12): J.K. Rowling revealed in a recent webcast that her next book will most likely be for children

  • J.K. Rowling Talks The Casual Vacancy, Harry Potter's Role in Cheering Her Up (2012-09-27): J.K. Rowling says she spent five years writing the book and that Rihanna's Umbrella plays a role.

  • Harry Potter Books Now Available to Borrow for Free For Amazon.com Prime Members (2012-06-19): Amazon announces that Amazon Prime members can borrow all seven Harry Potter books through the Lending Librayr.

  • Warner Bros. Announces Harry Potter for Kinect (2012-05-25): Harry Potter is coming to the Kinect for the Xbox 360. Harry Potter can be seen wearing the sorting hat in a still.

  • International Scholars Gather in Scotland to Discuss Harry Potter (2012-05-19): t. Andrews University in Scotland is hosting a gathering of international scholars to discuss the Harry Potter series.

  • Harry Potter Ebooks Arrive on Pottermore (2012-03-27): The ebook versions of the Harry Potter novels are finally here. They can be found on the Pottermore site.

  • Pottermore to Open in Early April 2012 (2012-03-08): The interactive Harry Potter site called Pottermore is expected to open early next month. Harry Potter fans have been frustrated by delays in opening the site.

  • Harry Potter Snubbed by Academy, Left Out of Best Picture Nominees (2012-01-24): Where's Harry? Nine films were nominated for Best Picture but Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 is missing.

  • Harry Potter Ebooks Delayed Until 2012 (2011-09-30): The Harry Potter ebooks have been delayed until at least 2012. They will be eventually available on Pottermore.

  • J.K. Rowling Not Planning New Harry Potter Novels, But Won't Completely Rule it Out (2011-07-11): J.K. Rowling isn't completely shutting the door on the idea of writing more Harry Potter novels. Thank goodness.

  • New Pottermore Website Will Offer Interactive Reading Experience and Harry Potter Ebooks (2011-06-23): Pottermore is coming in 2011. You can start registering for the site on July 31st. Get early access by completing an online challenge.

  • J.K. Rowling Wins Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize (2010-10-21):

  • 2009 Summer Box Office Breaks Records (2009-09-04):

  • Control Harry Potter on the Wii (2009-07-17):