"Joanne" ""Jo"" "Rowling", , pen names "J. K. Rowling" and "Robert Galbraith", is a British novelist best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies. They have become the List of best-selling books/best-selling book series in history and been the basis for a Harry Potter (film series)/series of films which became the List of highest-grossing film series#Highest-grossing franchises and film series/highest-grossing film series in history. Rowling had overall approval on the scripts and maintained creative control by serving as a producer on the final instalment.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More J. K. Rowling on Wikipedia.