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Posted at 19:00 on 19 February 2016

An extended edition of Tolkien’s essay “A Secret Vice” is due to be published by HarperCollins on 7 April 2016.

Posted at 19:00 on 16 February 2016

Stephen Oliver, Principal of Our Lady’s Abingdon in Oxfordshire, has uncovered a copy of the school’s annual journal from 1936 which contains two extremely rare poems by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Posted at 18:00 on 20 January 2016

The manuscript containing one of the earliest known references to the word “elf” has been digitised by the British Library and is available to view online.

Posted at 18:15 on 16 January 2016

A newly-discovered species of stink bug discovered in South America has been named after J.R.R. Tolkien’s dragon Ancalagon.

Posted at 19:00 on 18 February 2016

J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1937 novel The Hobbit has been translated into Romanized Yiddish.

Posted at 18:54 on 28 January 2016

The Haywood Society has been awarded almost £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a “J.R.R. Tolkien in Staffordshire” touring exhibition starting this March.

Posted at 19:30 on 19 January 2016

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2016 will be held on Sunday 3rd July at the Hilton Leeds City. We are now calling for papers on the theme of Life, Death, and Immortality in Tolkien’s works.

Posted at 19:00 on 6 January 2016

The Shaping of Middle-earth, the fourth volume in “The History of Middle-earth” series, will be the focus of the next  Mythgard Academy class starting today.

Posted at 19:23 on 8 December 2015

The Mythgard Institute have announced four new online courses for Spring 2016. In addition to classes on Latin and modern fantasy, two will focus on Tolkien specifically.