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


Tomorrow We Honor the Ringbearers & their great burden

Hail Fellowship, Tomorrow we honor the Ringbearers and their great burden at our first Conference event of 2018 with Guest Presenter Professor Nicholas Birns.  The doors open at 12pm, and our program A Great Burden Without Guidance: The Six Mortal Ringbearers begins at 12:30.  After the presentation, and a lunch break, we welcome everyone to join us… Continue reading Tomorrow We Honor the Ringbearers & their great burden


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


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


NY Tolkien Conference 2016 Guests of Honor

Hail Fellowship! It is our hope this finds you all well today as we Toast to The Professor!  Yesterday we published an article, "State of the 2016 Conference," which has details concerning our Conference plans moving forward.  Please sign up for our newsletter (see box to the right), follow our Facebook page, and Twitter feed… Continue reading NY Tolkien Conference 2016 Guests of Honor


2nd Guest of Honor: John DiBartolo, Lonely Mountain Band Singer/Songwriter

"I would draw some of the great tales in fullness, and leave many only placed in the scheme, and sketched. The cycles should be linked to a majestic whole, and yet leave scope for other minds and hands, wielding paint and music and drama..." — John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, from a letter written to Milton… Continue reading 2nd Guest of Honor: John DiBartolo, Lonely Mountain Band Singer/Songwriter