Happy Holidays! New Year, New Event Format

Hail and Happy Holidays Fellowship! It is our hope everyone is having a happy and healthy holiday season! May your holiday celebrations bring peace, love and joy. In our article of November 29th, 2017 we said we would be announcing event(s) and a Conference for 2018. (Read Here) Since making that announcement our planning council… Continue reading Happy Holidays! New Year, New Event Format


“…on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship…”

Greetings Fellowship, Our apologies for not addressing this sooner; we have taken note of various social media comments and emails regarding the 2017 Conference.  Back in February we had posted about holding another NY Tolkien Conference, as we were in talks with a local college. Initially we had planned to hold the event later this… Continue reading “…on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship…”


“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.”


Conference This Saturday! Final Update

Hail Fellowship, Our small staff are in crunch mode before this Saturday's second annual New York Tolkien Conference. We are making final preparations before getting the event space set up, and shall be setting up for the next two days.  We are incredibly grateful to Baruch College Librarian Chris Tuthill for arranging to have this… Continue reading Conference This Saturday! Final Update


New Program: J.R.R. Tolkien & War: The World Wars & the War of the Ring

Hail Fellowship! The second annual NY Tolkien Conference is just over a week away!! We cannot wait to meet with you all again to honor the work of JRR Tolkien and The Inklings.  We have added a last minute program and tweak to the schedule. This is the last tweak we will make and it… Continue reading New Program: J.R.R. Tolkien & War: The World Wars & the War of the Ring


Program Schedule and Conference Gear

Hail Conference Fellowship! We are now two weeks away from gathering again! We now have a tentative schedule, subject to change, to assist you in planning your Conference day. All of the program details are listed on our Conference Programs page with the downloadable, .pdf schedule, which can also be found by clicking here Please… Continue reading Program Schedule and Conference Gear


New Conference Art for 2016 Event

Hail and Welcome Friends! We are excited to share an extraordinarily special design created by Luke Spooner of Carrion House, in-house artist for Myth Ink Books, for this year's conference. Last year, for our theme of "Friends and Fellowship," Luke designed this gorgeous image for our inaugural conference, which featured Bilbo and Bag End. This… Continue reading New Conference Art for 2016 Event


2016 NY Tolkien Conference Attendee Registration

The 2016 New York Tolkien Conference is now open for ticket registration. This is a ticketed event and $11 admits one and is non-refundable. All ticket sales go to Conference operations. No children under the age of 5. All children over the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Pending registration tickets may… Continue reading 2016 NY Tolkien Conference Attendee Registration


Programming Update #1

Greetings Travelers of Middle-earth! The Conference is now just under 3 months away and we are excited to announce the 1st of our programming and conference updates. We have extended the deadline for our Call for Programming by 1 month! The final deadline for proposals has now been moved to June 1st.  If you would… Continue reading Programming Update #1


Resources for Inklings Research

We have endeavored to create a section on this website, where you will find links to resources on The Inklings, (i.e. Books, papers, music, websites, podcasts etc), which will assist potential presenters and be of interest to attendees. Our conference theme this year examines The Inklings and Science. These sources cover individual members of The… Continue reading Resources for Inklings Research