Today (06), Pottermore surprised everyone releasing a new piece of writing by [J.K. Rowling], detailing the history behind MACUSA, the Magical Congress of the United States of America.

The writing explains how the american equivalent of the Ministry of Magic was founded after the Salem Witch Trials, its leaders and the twelve original Aurors who enforced the magical law.

Also, the website released a trailer, containing small new glimpses of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and some words by [J.K. Rowling].


“Magical Congress of the United States of America (MACUSA)” is the third instalment in the “Magic in North America” series of new writings by [J.K. Rowling] and can be read here. It was preceded by “History of Magic in North America” and “Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardy“.