Contributor: Shaun Gunner
Posted by on 12 May 2014

HarperCollins has unveiled what the new detailed illustrated slip-cased edition of the 60th Anniversary edition of The Lord of the Rings will look like.

Posted by on 2 May 2014

Students at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at Dundee University have produced a homage to J.R.R. Tolkien’s books with their video “Concerning Dragons”.

To mark the 450th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, The Globe is starting its world tour of Hamlet in a ship named “J.R. Tolkien”.

Posted by on 11 May 2014

HarperCollins have revealed the cover art of the 2015 Tolkien Calendar. The calendar, due to be released on 28 August 2014, will include artwork by Mary Fairburn, who first sent her artwork to Tolkien 46 years ago.

British MEP Dan Hannan has blogged on The Telegraph: “Supposing him to be the gardener: Sam Gamgee, the Battle of the Somme and my Great Uncle Bill”.

The Huffington Post has produced a list of the ‘9 Best Trees in Literature’, and have featured (albeit incorrectly) J.R.R. Tolkien’s Ents. Other books featured on the list include Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, To Kill a Mockingbird and The Bible. About Ents, The Huffington Post says: Did J.R.R. Tolkien inspire Grandmother Willow […]

Posted by on 12 May 2014

HarperCollins has unveiled what the new detailed illustrated slip-cased edition of the 60th Anniversary edition of The Lord of the Rings will look like.

Posted by on 11 May 2014

HarperCollins have revealed the cover art of the 2015 Tolkien Calendar. The calendar, due to be released on 28 August 2014, will include artwork by Mary Fairburn, who first sent her artwork to Tolkien 46 years ago.

Posted by on 2 May 2014

Students at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at Dundee University have produced a homage to J.R.R. Tolkien’s books with their video “Concerning Dragons”.

British MEP Dan Hannan has blogged on The Telegraph: “Supposing him to be the gardener: Sam Gamgee, the Battle of the Somme and my Great Uncle Bill”.

To mark the 450th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, The Globe is starting its world tour of Hamlet in a ship named “J.R. Tolkien”.

The Huffington Post has produced a list of the ‘9 Best Trees in Literature’, and have featured (albeit incorrectly) J.R.R. Tolkien’s Ents. Other books featured on the list include Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, To Kill a Mockingbird and The Bible. About Ents, The Huffington Post says: Did J.R.R. Tolkien inspire Grandmother Willow […]

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.