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“…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…”

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2016 Conference Wrap Up, Looking ahead to 2017

Hail Fellowship, It is our hope everyone returned home safe and sound after visiting NYC for the 2016 NY Tolkien Conference a week ago today.  We have been resting for the last week and gathering our thoughts about this year's Conference, which was the second of our annual Tolkien Conference events. Jessica and I find… Continue reading 2016 Conference Wrap Up, Looking ahead to 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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2016 NY #Tolkien Conference Update

Hail and Well Met Friends, It is our hope this finds you all well. We are preparing a series of updates concerning the 2016 New York Tolkien Conference, which this is the first. Our 2016 Conference will be dedicated to the memory of Tolkien/Inklings Artist Jef Murray. Stay Tuned for further announcements on what we… Continue reading 2016 NY #Tolkien Conference Update

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Conference Theme: Friends and Fellowship

When we set out to establish the New York Tolkien Conference there was not a theme chosen. However, with other Conferences where themes are chosen every year.  For our Conference, in its first year, we felt it to best to be as broad as possible. Over the last decade or so, with our work with… Continue reading Conference Theme: Friends and Fellowship