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Second Proceeding, New York Tolkien Conference, 2019

Beowulf and its Influences in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, by Kaleena Ma Lord of the Rings became a steady and growing best-seller after Allyn and Unwin began publication in July of 1954. Beowulf emerged from manuscript in the 16th Century, and gained a popular following. Ms. Kaleena Ma wrote about Rings and Beowulf for… Continue reading Second Proceeding, New York Tolkien Conference, 2019

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The 2019 New York Tolkien Conference: A Singular Proceeding

This month, I attended my third New York Tolkien Conference, and I thank Anthony Burdge and Jessica Burke for the opportunity to contribute my poor thoughts to this web site. I am an academic librarian by trade and vocation, and I have published one article in Mythlore journal. Standing upon that slender reed of expertise,… Continue reading The 2019 New York Tolkien Conference: A Singular Proceeding

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Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth Exhibit

If you’re a Tolkien fan anywhere near New York, you must see the Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibit now at the Morgan Library and Museum. On display until May 12, this is the largest exhibition of Tolkien’s work ever in the United States. It’s overwhelming to see these works up close for the first time,… Continue reading Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth Exhibit

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A Sneak Peek of The Morgan Library and Museum’s Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibition

Hail Fellowship, We're gearing up to kick off the 2019 New York City celebration of JRR Tolkien at The Morgan Library and Museum tomorrow January 24th, approximately 10am to 1030am!  The NY Tolkien Conference team will be posting pictures and commentary from the Press Preview of the Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth Exhibition.  The following article… Continue reading A Sneak Peek of The Morgan Library and Museum’s Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibition

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“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.”

“I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it's very difficult to find anyone.' I should think so — in these parts! We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner!” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Hail, Fellowship! A… Continue reading “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.”

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Available Books & Items at the NY Tolkien Conference II

This update from Myth Ink Books has just been posted concerning available books and items at the New York Tolkien Conference

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Greetings!
It is our hope everyone had a Happy and Safe 4th of July! In less than two weeks on Saturday July 16th the New York Tolkien Conference is set to take place at Baruch College, which we have organized for the second year in a row.  On the 7th floor main hall of the Conference Myth Ink Books will again have a table with our titles available and a few other items.

Have your registered yet? Pre-registration online is $11, At the Door is $15

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We recently updated the New York Tolkien Conference with new programs, Con Gear and schedule, which you can read by clicking here

ForgottenLeaves-MockThe most recent title we have released, the revised edition of Forgotten Leaves: Essays from a Smial, a Tolkien essay collection, with an index by Nicholas Birns, will be available for purchase. The…

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New York Tolkien Conference 2015 Launches

Welcome Travelers of Middle-earth! Many of our readers may know for several years Anthony Burdge and Jessica Burke ran “The Northeast Tolkien Society,” which held numerous meetings and events in the New York City area.  We placed the group on hiatus for a time as we were under contract to complete our first 2 books… Continue reading New York Tolkien Conference 2015 Launches