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Posted at 20:18 on 21 May 2015

The editors of Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review have revealed the contents of the twelfth volume due out later this year. On behalf of his co-editors Michael D.C. Drout and Verlyn Flieger, David Bratman made the announcement on his blog.

Posted at 19:22 on 30 April 2015

The Tolkien Estate has launched a new website. It is a fantastic new educational resource for readers of Tolkien’s works.

Posted at 20:27 on 21 April 2015

The “Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative” course goes live on Monday, April 27th  and is back for its third year.

Posted at 20:00 on 19 April 2015

Tolkien’s original dust-jacket design for The Hobbit is currently on public display as part of the Bodleian Library’s ‘Marks of Genius’ exhibition.

Posted at 19:00 on 20 May 2015

An extremely rare presentation copy of the first edition of The Hobbit is set to be auctioned by Sotheby’s on 4 June.

Posted at 12:19 on 22 April 2015

It is with great dismay that we must sadly inform you of the death on Friday of one of our Tolkien Society members. Mick Wilkes has died after a long and painful illness, at St. Mary’s Hospice, with his wife Viv and sons John and David beside him.

Posted at 18:53 on 26 March 2015

Tolkien’s drawing of the Doors of Durin in The Fellowship of the Ring, recreated in the films, is a well-known scene in The Lord of the Rings – now imagine building it in your own home.