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Winners of The Tolkien Society Awards 2018 announced
Best Artwork 2018: “The Hunt” by Jenny Dolfen

We are pleased to announce the winners of The Tolkien Society Awards 2018.

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“.

Tolkien Society members were invited to vote on shortlists prepared by the Trustees, which was based on nominations submitted by members of the public.

Congratulations to all winners!

The Tolkien Society Awards 2018

Best Artwork

Best Article

Best Book

  • There Would Always Be a Fairy Tale: Essays on Tolkien’s Middle-earth by Verlyn Flieger
  • WINNER: Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien, ed. by Christopher Tolkien
  • The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide, 2nd edn, by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond

Best Website

Outstanding Contribution Award

  • Alan Reynolds
  • WINNER: Priscilla Tolkien
About the Author: Daniel Helen
Daniel is an Officer without Portfolio and Trustee of The Tolkien Society. Elected in 2014, he is mainly responsible for the Society's digital operations, including this website.