Winners of The Tolkien Society Awards 2020 announced
We are pleased to announce the winners of The Tolkien Society Awards 2020.
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.
The winners were announced at the end of the Tolkien Society’s online AGM. Congratulations to all winners!
The Tolkien Society Awards 2020
- WINNER: “The Professor” by Jenny Dolfen
- “Great Gate at Minas Tirith” by Jay Johnstone
- “Isle of Peace / Mandos / Isle of the Dead” by Stefan Bleyl
- “Taniquetil” by Ted Nasmith
- WINNER: “Deconstructing Durin’s Day: Science, Scientific Fan Fiction, and the Fan-Scholar” by Kristine Larsen (Journal of Tolkien Research, vol. 8, no. 1)
- “Tolkien in East Yorkshire 1917–1918” by Michael Flowers (Something has gone crack, ed. by Janet Brennan and Annika Rottinger)
- “Tolkien’s Mandos, Pratchett’s Death” by Justin Lewis-Anthony (Tolkien the Pagan?, ed. by Anna Milon)
- WINNER: Tolkien’s Library by Oronzo Cilli
- Something has gone crack by Janet Brennan and Annika Rottinger (eds)
- Tolkien’s Lost Chaucer by John M. Bowers
Best Online Content
- WINNER: The Prancing Pony Podcast (theprancingponypodcast.com)
- Aubusson weaves Tolkien (aubusson-tapisserie.com)
- Men of the West (YouTube Channel)
Outstanding Contribution Award
Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull
About the Author: Daniel Helen
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