Home Arts & Lit NEW Harry Potter Short Story

NEW Harry Potter Short Story


Wondered what happened to Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes? Or what Harry, Ron and Hermione look like in the future? JK Rowling releases a new Harry Potter Short Story

JK Rowling writes as Rita Skeeter, reporting The Daily Prophet’s gossip correspondent at the Quidditch World Cup. Offering  a sneak peak at the main characters in their mid-thirties, the article posted on Pottermore is delightfully written in typical Skeeter fashion; scandalous, intrusive and overblown.


Skeeter comments on the effects of ageing on Harry and Ron, commenting on “a couple of threads of silver in [Harry’s] hair” and “whose famous ginger hair seems to be thinning slightly”. She takes several jealous swipes at Ginny, a reporter on the tournament, as well as sneering at Hermione, whose career has been rocketing to Deputy Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement.

It’s a wonderful piece, satirising the tabloids and answering a few questions for the Potter fans out there.

Christy Ku, Online Books Editor

What do you think of the short story? Leave a comment below or write to Books at the Facebook Group or on Twitter!


bookmark me


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here