Contributor: Daniel Helen

Dr Corey Olsen of the Mythgard Institute will be teaching an online course focusing on J.R.R. Tolkien’s poetry starting May this year.

The winners of the Tolkien Society Awards 2015 were announced at the Tolkien Society’s Annual Dinner in Arundel on Saturday 11 April.

Last week’s In Our Time focused on the Old English poem Beowulf, and included many references to Tolkien’s scholarship and translation of the poem. You can listen to the programme for free on the BBC website.

Tolkien’s original dust-jacket design for The Hobbit is currently on public display as part of the Bodleian Library’s ‘Marks of Genius’ exhibition.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has received 7 nominations in this year’s Saturn Awards, including Best Fantasy Film.

Sir Terry Pratchett, best-known as the author of the Discworld series, has died at the age of 66.

Dr Corey Olsen of the Mythgard Institute will be teaching an online course focusing on J.R.R. Tolkien’s poetry starting May this year.

Tolkien’s original dust-jacket design for The Hobbit is currently on public display as part of the Bodleian Library’s ‘Marks of Genius’ exhibition.

The winners of the Tolkien Society Awards 2015 were announced at the Tolkien Society’s Annual Dinner in Arundel on Saturday 11 April.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has received 7 nominations in this year’s Saturn Awards, including Best Fantasy Film.

Last week’s In Our Time focused on the Old English poem Beowulf, and included many references to Tolkien’s scholarship and translation of the poem. You can listen to the programme for free on the BBC website.

Sir Terry Pratchett, best-known as the author of the Discworld series, has died at the age of 66.

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.