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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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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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State of the Conference: News, Update & Tolkien Weekend 2019

Hail Fellowship! News and Update: It has been a long journey for Jessica and I, from our March 2018 event where Professor Nicholas Birns presented "A Great Burden Without Guidance: The Six Mortal Ringbearers" until now.  We spent  May through July packing and moving our home and now reside in southern New Jersey.  While this was… Continue reading State of the Conference: News, Update & Tolkien Weekend 2019

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In One Week: Tolkien talk at Hauser & Wirth NYC Gallery + SYFY Interview

  Hauser & Wirth Publishers, Utopia/Dystopia: Utopian Languages Hauser & Wirth New York 22nd Street Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 7pm to 9pm. Hauser and Wirth Gallery Event Page & RSVP HERE (Not a NY Tolkien Conference event) Click for Map Location: 548 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011     J.R.R Tolkien and the Related functions… Continue reading In One Week: Tolkien talk at Hauser & Wirth NYC Gallery + SYFY Interview

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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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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