The Cheltenham Literature Festival has announced that J.K. Rowling will be appearing at the Festival on Saturday, October 6 at 6:30pm.
At the festival, she will be discussing the novel with James Runcie, the documentary filmmaker who produced the documentary J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life back in 2007. Following the discussion will be a signing. Tickets for the event will go on sale August 13 for members of the festival, and then August 20 for the public. Tickets are priced at £15, £13.50 for Cheltenham Festivals Members (about $23, 21, respectively).
On the release night of The Casual Vacancy, September 27, J.K. Rowling will be marking publication in this “very special event” at the Southbank Centre in London. Beginning at 7:30pm, Rowling will be reading from the novel and will then be in conversation with Mark Lawson, an English journalist, broadcaster and author. After this, audience members will have a chance to ask questions. Pricing for this event is £15 for the public, and £12 for members of the Center ($23, $18, respectively).
Both signings are limited to one sign per audience member.