Amon Hen

Amon Hen is the bulletin of The Tolkien Society. It is published six times a year and has been produced continually since 1972. (ISSN 0306-8781).

Amon Hen includes a wide range of material from the humorous to the scholarly, from announcements and reviews to fiction, artwork and letters of comment. All members of the Society are encouraged to contribute.

Regular contents currently include: announcements; UK and international events; Behind Glass Doors (reports from Committee meetings); News from Fangorn (the Entings’ newsletter); Letters to the editor; Christopher’s Clippings; Mathom, the newsletter of the Smials; Tolk Folk (personal announcements); new members; and Committee contacts.

The editor can be contacted through our Contact page.

Submission Guidelines

Contributions should be submitted by email to the Amon Hen Editor, Andrew Butler.

amonhen [at] tolkiensociety [dot] org

Typescripts or handwritten documents can be submitted via post (as long as they are legible), but electronic submissions are preferable (CDs can be posted if you unable to email).

All standard word-processing file formats are accepted (including Microsoft Office Word and OpenOffice Writer).

Back Issues

All members of the Society have access to a digital archive of Amon Hen and it is a good way to access content from more recent issues.

If you are not a member of the Society, or you want an article which is not available in the digital archive, you could use the interlibrary loan service available at most public and university libraries. Alternatively you can order articles directly from the British Library. Please note that it might be cheaper to purchase back issues from the Society, but this is dependant on availability.

The British Library can also supply articles from Andúril, issues 1-3 of which were published by the Society prior to Amon Hen.

Subject to availability, you can order back issues from the Society. Have a look at our publications sales page.