We are pleased to announce the winners of The Tolkien Society Awards 2017.
The Tolkien Society Awards recognise excellence in the fields of Tolkien scholarship and fandom, highlighting our long-standing charitable objective to “seek to educate the public in, and promote research into, the life and works of Professor John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE“.
This year, for the first time, Tolkien Society members were invited to vote on shortlists prepared by the Trustees based on nominations submitted by members of the public.
Congratulations to all winners!
The Tolkien Society Awards 2017
“Finrod Crossing the Helcaraxe” by WiseNailArt
“Flight from Amon Hen” by Jay Johnstone
WINNER: “Maglor” by Elena Kukanova
WINNER: “How J.R.R. Tolkien Found Mordor on the Western Front” by Joseph Loconte
“‘The Lord of the Rings’ as Pastoral” by Adam Roberts
“Tolkien and the aesthetics of philology” by Edmund Weiner
WINNER: A Secret Vice, ed. Dimitra Fimi and Andy Higgins
The Elvish Writing Systems of J.R.R. Tolkien, by Matthew Coombes
The Hobbit Facsimile First Edition, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun, ed. Verlyn Flieger
WINNER: John Garth
Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull