ABC in Australia have confirmed that they will be interviewing J.K. Rowling just a few hours after the release of her new adult novel, The Casual Vacancy, on September 27, 2012. The interview will take place with Jennifer Byrne, the host of the First Tuesday Book Club, and is one of only a few that JK Rowling will give for the book release.
“This key interview will be a fantastic opportunity to learn more about J K Rowling’s creative process,” said Matt Hoy, Hachette sales and marketing director.
“The evolution of her new novel will be all the more exciting in Jennifer’s hands, given her well-known passion for books and reading.”
Katrina Sedgwick, ABC TV head of arts, said the interview will explore the author’s new novel, as well as her past success.
“We are thrilled that Jennifer has been invited to do this interview and has the opportunity talk to J K in depth,” she said.
“This is J K’s first venture into the world of adult fiction and Jennifer will explore what new challenges she has faced in talking to this new audiences.
“The influence and impact of J K Rowling has been profound in bringing millions of children into the world of literature.”
The presentation, called JK Rolwing: Life After Potter, will air on ABC1, at 8pm on September 27.
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