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Winner of the Best Artwork Award 2020: “The Professor” by Jenny Dolfen

The Trustees of The Tolkien Society are pleased to announce the shortlist for The Tolkien Society Awards 2021. Voting is open exclusively to members of the Society through the Members’ Area.

Shortlist

The shortlist for the Awards is as follows:

Best Artwork

Best Article

Best Book

  • Fantasies of Time and Death: Dunsany, Eddison, and Tolkien, Anna Vaninskaya
  • Gleanings from Tolkien’s Garden, Renee Vink
  • Hither Shore 14: Literary Worldbuilding (ed. Thomas Fornet-Ponse)
  • Unfinished Tales (illustrated edition), J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien, John Garth

Best Online Content

Outstanding Contribution Award

The recipient of the Outstanding Contribution Award 2021 has been selected by the Trustees and will be announced in due course.

Voting

Every member will be able to vote once in each category via the Members’ Area of this website.

You have until midnight on Friday 9th April to vote.

If you’re not a member but would like to take part, join the Society now.

About the Author: Shaun Gunner
Shaun is the Chair of The Tolkien Society. First elected in 2013, Shaun has overseen the Society's expansion from 600 to 2,500 members. Shaun regularly speaks about adaptations of Tolkien's works and the future of Tolkien scholarship whilst passionately believing the Society needs to reach out to new audiences. In his spare time he can be found playing video games and Lego, or on Twitter.