Children's writer Gillian Philip dropped after tweets supporting Rowling

Children's writer Gillian Philip dropped after tweets supporting Rowling

Children's author Gillian Philip has said has been dropped by Working Partners after supporting J K Rowling on Twitter.

The writer was part of a team that produced books under the pen name Erin Hunter for Working Partners. However, she said she was removed after posting #IStandWithJKRowling in support of the Harry Potter author, whose own tweets have sparked accusations of transphobia.

Working Partners is a fiction packaging firm whose Erin Hunter books, which include the Warrior animal fantasy series, are released by HarperCollins. However, HarperCollins has no direct relationship or con...

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