Contributor: Shaun Gunner

The first round of nominations for The Tolkien Society Awards 2021 is now open.

To mark J.R.R. Tolkien’s twelfty-ninth (129th) birthday, The Tolkien Society invites fans all over the world to participate in our annual Birthday Toast.

As we approach Black Friday, people are turning their attention to the Christmas, and what Tolkien readers and fans might like to receive. Check out the list below of 10 suggestions which hopefully provide a range of ideas for every one. And, if you’re feeling the need for a pick-me-up, there’s always the option of […]

We are pleased to announce the fourteen speakers who will presenting their talks at the The Tolkien Society Seminar 2021, which will be held online on Saturday 13th February. The theme is Twenty-first Century Receptions of Tolkien, and is free for anyone to attend. Theme ‘I find that many children become interested, even engrossed, in […]

The Trustees of the Tolkien Society wish to make it clear to Society members, supporters and the public that it is not involved in, or affiliated with, Project Northmoor.

HarperCollins has announced a new Tolkien publication to be published on 24 June 2021. The book, The Nature of Middle-earth, is edited by Tolkien scholar Carl Hostetter and has been heralded as an unofficial 13th volume of The History of Middle-earth series.

The first round of nominations for The Tolkien Society Awards 2021 is now open.

We are pleased to announce the fourteen speakers who will presenting their talks at the The Tolkien Society Seminar 2021, which will be held online on Saturday 13th February. The theme is Twenty-first Century Receptions of Tolkien, and is free for anyone to attend. Theme ‘I find that many children become interested, even engrossed, in […]

To mark J.R.R. Tolkien’s twelfty-ninth (129th) birthday, The Tolkien Society invites fans all over the world to participate in our annual Birthday Toast.

The Trustees of the Tolkien Society wish to make it clear to Society members, supporters and the public that it is not involved in, or affiliated with, Project Northmoor.

As we approach Black Friday, people are turning their attention to the Christmas, and what Tolkien readers and fans might like to receive. Check out the list below of 10 suggestions which hopefully provide a range of ideas for every one. And, if you’re feeling the need for a pick-me-up, there’s always the option of […]

HarperCollins has announced a new Tolkien publication to be published on 24 June 2021. The book, The Nature of Middle-earth, is edited by Tolkien scholar Carl Hostetter and has been heralded as an unofficial 13th volume of The History of Middle-earth series.

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.