Magic in North America: JK Rowling to launch four-part series on wizarding school

New York: JK Rowling has more magic on the way.

The Harry Potter author is launching a series called Magic in North America, a four-part backstory for this fall's film adaptation of the Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

JK Rowling. AP

File photo of JK Rowling. AP

Announced Monday on Rowling's Web site,, Magic in North America will run in installments Tuesday-Friday on Pottermore.

According to the Web site, the new series will tell of the North American wizardry school Ilvermorny and "bring to light the history of this previously unexplored corner of the wizarding world in the run up to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."

Rowling has taken on numerous projects lately, from the stage production Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to her detective novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.


Updated Date: Mar 08, 2016 18:42 PM