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Atwood and Rowling write postcards for charity

The next works from Margaret Atwood and J.K. Rowling won’t be page-turners “ they’ll be printed on postcards and sold by a major British bookseller named Waterstone’s to help raise money as part of the What’s Your Story? charity auction in London this June.

Thirteen well-loved authors will be participating in the event, and the complete set of their original storycards will later be reproduced and sold to the general public, with proceeds also going to charity.

Gerry Johnson, the managing director at Waterstone’s, says:

“It’s impossible to say how much this charity auction will raise, but with the calibre of authors involved then really the sky is the limit. Owning an original piece of work by a favourite writer is the ultimate limited edition for fans, so with the names we have involved in What’s Your Story? I think we could see some very large sums being bid – all the better for English PEN and Dyslexia Action!”