Winners of The Tolkien Society Awards 2018 announced
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
- WINNER: “The Hunt” by Jenny Dolfen
- “Yet now did he see Tinuviel dancing in the twilight” by Alan Lee
- “Gwaihir the Windlord bears Gandalf from Isengard” by Ted Nasmith
- “On Tolkien’s presentation of distributism through the Shire” by Jay Atkins (published in Mallorn 58)
- WINNER: “‘Tears are the very wine of blessedness’: joyful sorrow in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings” by Dimitra Fimi (published in Death and Immortality in Middle-earth)
- “Hobbits? … And what may they be?” by Michael Flowers (published in Journal of Tolkien Research 4)
- 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
- TOLKNIĘTY (the blog of Ryszard Derdziński)
- WINNER: Too Many Books and Never Enough (the blog of Wayne G. Hammond & Christina Scull)
Outstanding Contribution Award
- Alan Reynolds
- WINNER: Priscilla Tolkien
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