News: November 2014

The eleventh issue of Tolkien Studies, the first scholarly peer-reviewed journal devoted to Tolkien studies, has been published by West Virginia University Press.

The renowned film news and fan website TheOneRing.net has announced that they will be holding a get-together in London on the eve of the world première of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

Cineworld, the UK’s second-largest cinema chain, has announced that they are going to hosting a Hobbit film trilogy marathon starting on the evening of the 11th December concluding with the final film, The Battle of the Five Armies, in the early hours of the 12th December.

Patrick Curry‘s new book, Deep Roots in a Time of Frost, has been released by Walking Tree Press. Curry, author of Defending Middle-earth: Tolkien, Myth & Modernity, goes into great detail about the nature, enchantment and criticism of J.R.R. Tolkien’s works.

Our sister society, Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft (DTG), has announced the start of their annual art competition to design their collectible coaster.

In an interview with 92Y for the release of The World of Ice and Fire, George R.R. Martin talks about The Silmarillion and how he compares as an author.