Contributor: Shaun Gunner

The Tolkien Society’s 2014 Seminar will be on Thursday 14th August, and be part of the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), which is being held at the ExCeL London exhibition centre. The Tolkien Society’s keynote speaker will be David Brawn, head of Tolkien publishing at HarperCollins.

Deadline.com, film and entertainment news website, has interviewed Sir Peter Jackson about The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies, San Diego Comic-Con, as well as his upcoming film Dam Busters.

Some months ago The Huffington Post produced a list of the 9 Best Trees in Literature in which they foolishly listed Ents. Following the news of the sad demise of one of Tolkien’s favoured trees, the pinus nigra in the Oxford Botanic Gardens, I have compiled a list of the the nine best trees in […]

Stephen Colbert is a comedian well-known to American portraying a right-wing television host. But he is also a die-hard Tolkien fan, speaking of The Silmarillion on numerous occasions and even having a contest with James Franco on air.

Vin Diesel has spoken before of his love of Dungeons and Dragons as a teenager, but speaking on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon he has revealed that he was always interested in the works of Tolkien.

The Tolkien Society’s sister-organisation, Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft (DTG), has released a call-for-papers for their forthcoming Seminar, to be held in Aachen, on 1-3 May 2015 in co-operation with the Institute for British, American, and Romance Studies at RWTH Aachen University.

The Tolkien Society’s 2014 Seminar will be on Thursday 14th August, and be part of the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), which is being held at the ExCeL London exhibition centre. The Tolkien Society’s keynote speaker will be David Brawn, head of Tolkien publishing at HarperCollins.

Stephen Colbert is a comedian well-known to American portraying a right-wing television host. But he is also a die-hard Tolkien fan, speaking of The Silmarillion on numerous occasions and even having a contest with James Franco on air.

Deadline.com, film and entertainment news website, has interviewed Sir Peter Jackson about The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies, San Diego Comic-Con, as well as his upcoming film Dam Busters.

Vin Diesel has spoken before of his love of Dungeons and Dragons as a teenager, but speaking on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon he has revealed that he was always interested in the works of Tolkien.

Some months ago The Huffington Post produced a list of the 9 Best Trees in Literature in which they foolishly listed Ents. Following the news of the sad demise of one of Tolkien’s favoured trees, the pinus nigra in the Oxford Botanic Gardens, I have compiled a list of the the nine best trees in […]

The Tolkien Society’s sister-organisation, Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft (DTG), has released a call-for-papers for their forthcoming Seminar, to be held in Aachen, on 1-3 May 2015 in co-operation with the Institute for British, American, and Romance Studies at RWTH Aachen University.

About the Author: Shaun Gunner
Shaun is the current Chair of The Tolkien Society. Elected in 2013, Shaun regularly speaks about adaptations of Tolkien's works whilst passionately believing the Society needs to reach out to new audiences. In his spare time can be found in the cinema, playing video games and Lego, or on Twitter.