Why J.K?

Published December 9, 2002 at 18:53 PM
from Inside Harry Potter

Did you know that J.K's complete name is Joanne Kathleen Rowling? Her publishers asked her if they could use J.K Rowling instead of her full name beacuse they reasoned that boys would not read a book if they knew that it has been written by a woman. [NL] She didn't think think much of it and gave them the permission to use J.K instead.[NL]
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