World's Fair

This is actually very nicely done – a commencement speech by JK Rowling at Harvard a few weeks ago. I’ve embedded the movie file below the fold for convenience, but full details (as well as the transcript of the speech) can be found here

The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination – June 2008


  1. #1 Azra
    June 28, 2008

    That was wonderful, thanks for sharing

  2. #2 Ki
    July 9, 2008

    JK is the best!! She’s awesome and I don’t believe people say she’s not a good writer! SHE’S THE BEST EVER!!
    She wrote the most popular story for kids of all time!! I just found a list and she is now the 2nd richest woman in the world for doing this!! Check it out at