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The Tolkien Professor Announces ‘Exploring The Hobbit’ Book

The Tolkien Professor Announces ‘Exploring The Hobbit’ Book

In an exclusive interview,The Tolkien Professor (Corey Olsen), revealed toMiddle-earth Network’s radio listeners his next bold project. With the blessing of theTolkien Estate backing his work, he will be writing a book called Exploring The […]

NOW AVAILABLE! The 2012 Jef Murray – ALEP2 Fantasy Calendar

NOW AVAILABLE! The 2012 Jef Murray – ALEP2 Fantasy Calendar

Source: JefMurray.com Press Release: Signed copies of this brand new 2012 calendar are now available to US, Canadian, and UK residents shipped directly  from the illustrator Jef Murray. The calendar is loaded with Middle-earth inspired painting images […]

Arjan Kiel’s Music Will Take You There And Back Again

Arjan Kiel’s Music Will Take You There And Back Again

Arjan Kiel Netherlands native, Arjan Kiel, has toured with bands throughout Russia, Europe, North and South America, and Africa. He has played the organ and piano, studied jazz and classical music, and has arranged scores […]

Tune into Middle-earth Network’s Interview with Author Doug Adams

Tune into Middle-earth Network’s Interview with Author Doug Adams

Author Doug Adams If you’ve ever found yourself suddenly humming to the tune of the Shire, as you pass by a grassy meadow, then your one of the millions of fan’s who’ve been influenced by […]

Today is Tolkien Reading Day!

Today is Tolkien Reading Day!

Source: The Tolkien Society For Tolkien fans worldwide, March 25th holds special meaning. It is the day the One Ring was destroyed and Sauron and his forces fell in defeat. So it is with an […]

Q&A with Tolkien Inspired Artist Jef Murray -Part 2

Q&A with Tolkien Inspired Artist Jef Murray -Part 2

From the Shire to Mordor, Jef Murray’s art captures some of the most iconic and memorable scenes from J. R. R. Tolkien’s novels. In this second half of the Q&A, find out what inspires Jef’s […]

Q&A with Tolkien Inspired Artist Jef Murray -Part 1

Q&A with Tolkien Inspired Artist Jef Murray -Part 1

Jef Murray Jef Murray’s work has graced Heren Istarion – The Northeast Tolkien Society, Beyond Bree calendars, The Tolkien Society (UK), Amon Hen, Mallorn, Silver Leaves, Mythprint, Parma Nole, and Aiglos. And the list doesn’t […]

Tolkien Fans Rally For Japan

Tolkien Fans Rally For Japan

We’ve all been watching despairingly as the situations in New Zealand and Japan continue to play out. And now, Mad Dwarf Workshop and Dunedain Radiohave announced their involvement with charities, giving us a chance to […]

The Tolkien Estate vs. Tolkien Enthusiasts

The Tolkien Estate vs. Tolkien Enthusiasts

Source: Tolkien Library My inbox has recently been flooded with the pairing of the name, Tolkien Estate, and the word ‘copyright’. The Texas author, Steve Hillard, has written the self-published book, ‘Mirkwood: A Novel About […]

EXCLUSIVE Q&A with Mad Dwarf Workshop -Part 2

EXCLUSIVE Q&A with Mad Dwarf Workshop -Part 2

In the second part of my Q&A with Mad Dwarf Workshop, Andy Davis andDavid DelaGardelle divulge their plans for their future and reveal the answer to the question we all want to know: are there […]