Author: TheTolkienist

Tolkien Mailing Competition 2013

Tolkien Mailing Competition goes international

For seven years in a row the Hungarian Tolkien Society (MTT) has organised Tolkien Levelező Verseny, the Tolkien Mailing Competition. School groups from the ages of 10 to 18 were asked questions, divided into...

A bridge in the modern Shire

How tall was J.R.R. Tolkien?

This is one of the more mundane questions about the author who brought us “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings” and it is one rather easily answered. He gave an interview in...

Girdle book. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

Call for Papers: Tolkien @ Kalamazoo 2014

This has just come in via the interwebs.   The Tolkien at Kalamazoo group has been approved for 3 paper sessions at the International Medieval Congress held at Kalamazoo, Michigan in May 2014. The...