Scholastic, U.S. publisher of the Harry Potter books, announced this morning that starting July 30th fans will have a chance to enter a sweepstakes to attend an evening with JK Rowling at Carnegie Hall on Friday, October 19th at 7 pm. One thousand fans will be lucky to hear Ms. Rowling read from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, answer questions about the entire series, and sign copies of her latest book.
According to the press release:
Starting July 30th, U.S. fans (ages 7 and older) can enter the sweepstakes by printing out and completing an entry form available at here (starting July 30th) or by printing their name, home address and phone number on a sheet of paper and mailing the entry to:
Attn: J.K. Rowling and the Open Book Tour Sweepstakes
New York, NY 10012
Entries must be received by August 31, 2007. (Please remember that the rules allow only ONE ENTRY PER PERSON; multiple entries will be disqualified.) One thousand lucky winners will be selected by a random drawing and winners will be notified on or about September 14, 2007. The complete rules are available at www.scholastic.com/harrypotter.
UPDATE: You can download the entry form here.