Joanne Harris takes a swipe at JK Rowling on Twitter simply hours after dismissing row as ‘fabricated’

Chocolat creator Joanne Harris takes ANOTHER swipe at JK Rowling on Twitter simply hours after dismissing their row as ‘fabricated’

  • Writer Joanne Harris polled writers if they’d acquired ‘credible’ demise threats
  • The ‘tasteless’ ballot was seen as downplaying demise threats JK Rowling acquired
  • The Choclat author denied this after which ‘preferred’ tweets mocking Miss Rowling

Writer Joanne Harris has ‘preferred’ a sequence of tweets mocking JK Rowling solely hours after she denied taking a swipe on the Harry Potter creator by organising a ‘tasteless’ Twitter ballot.

Miss Harris, chairman of the Society of Authors, was accused of downplaying the demise threats Miss Rowling acquired after tweeting her assist for stabbed author Sir Salman Rushdie.

First Miss Harris, 58, ran a ballot asking writers if they’d acquired ‘credible’ demise threats. This was branded a ‘sideswipe’ at Miss Rowling by 125 authors who signed an open letter calling on the society to depose Miss Harris, who’s finest identified for her 1999 novel Chocolat.

Author Joanne Harris denied her ¿tasteless¿ Twitter poll was aimed at JK Rowling and then liked ¿liked¿ a series of tweets mocking her hours later

Writer Joanne Harris denied her ‘tasteless’ Twitter ballot was geared toward JK Rowling after which preferred ‘preferred’ a sequence of tweets mocking her hours later

JK Rowling received a death threat online after posting her support for Salman Rushdie online

JK Rowling acquired a demise menace on-line after posting her assist for Salman Rushdie on-line

Insisting her ballot ‘had nothing to do with JK Rowling’, she later deleted and reposted it with out the phrase ‘credible’. Then on Tuesday night time she preferred tweets from The Midnight Society mocking the way in which Miss Rowling speaks and suggesting she had made Rushdie’s stabbing all about her.

One learn: ‘Rowling: firssst, i acquired sstabbed within the coronary heart by a fanatic due to that fatwa… then I acquired sstabbed within the again by Joanne harrisss.’

One other learn: ‘Rowling: joanne harrissss hasn’t even advised me how sssorry she issss… she ought to be apologizing to ME, the true sufferer.’

The Midnight Society, billed as a comedy Twitter account, is run by a comic book author known as Bitter Karella, who’s self-described as a ‘genderfluid transvestite goblin’.

Author Joanne Harris posted a poll asking writers if they had received ¿credible¿ death threats but deleted it and rephrased it because she felt she got the 'tone wrong'

Writer Joanne Harris posted a ballot asking writers if they’d acquired ‘credible’ demise threats however deleted it and rephrased it as a result of she felt she acquired the ‘tone mistaken’

In response to the tweets, which attracted fierce criticism, Miss Harris wrote: ‘Day made.’

Miss Rowling has mentioned that as society chairman Miss Harris has ‘persistently failed’ to defend feminine authors who disagree together with her personal views on gender ideology.

Miss Harris, who mentioned she had acquired threats since creating the ballot, responded: ‘JK Rowling has each proper to her opinions. I could not share them, however that’s advantageous. And I completely condemn any threats to her, as I do to anybody. I feel the literary world can do higher than this fabricated tradition warfare, and that’s what I’m attempting to do.’

She praised author Melinda Salisbury for publishing an open letter in assist of her, which has attracted 388 signatures.


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