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BREAKING: Christopher Tolkien Resigns as Director of the Tolkien Estate

BREAKING: Christopher Tolkien Resigns as Director of the Tolkien Estate

After the news of Amazon producing a new Lord of the Rings series earlier this week, additional news came to Tolkien fans around the world. Christopher Tolkien resigned as an officer of the Tolkien Estate, […]

Interview with Austrian Concrete Artist Daniel Nachbaur

Interview with Austrian Concrete Artist Daniel Nachbaur

Ever since the publication of The Hobbit in 1937, when readers were first introduced to Middle-earth, Tolkien’s creative vision stimulated the imaginations of many artists in the years to come. From music inspired by Tolkien’s […]

The Hobbit Celebrates its 80th Anniversary!

The Hobbit Celebrates its 80th Anniversary!

The Hobbit celebrates its 80 year anniversary today! Written by JRR Tolkien and published by Allen & Unwin, The Hobbit was released to the public on September 21st, 1937. The book started out as a […]

40th Anniversary of the Publication of ‘The Silmarillion’

40th Anniversary of the Publication of ‘The Silmarillion’

The Silmarillion is the history of the War of the Exiled Elves against the Enemy, which all takes place in the North-west of the world (Middle-earth). Several tales of victory and tragedy are caught up […]

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

We’ve been hearing whispers since 2013, but this week it has been officially announced: a Tolkien bioepic is in the works! The film is to be directed by Dome Karukoski, with the story line following […]

Hobbit Book Club Week 3: Hopes and Heroes

Hobbit Book Club Week 3: Hopes and Heroes

Welcome to a recap of week three of our Hobbit Book club. For the entire month of June, we and a handful of readers will read Tolkien’s The Hobbit. At the beginning of each week, I will write […]

Join Our Hobbit Book Club in June!

Join Our Hobbit Book Club in June!

All month long in June, Middle-earth News will host a book club were we will read Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Ever wanted to discuss a scene or dialogue in The Hobbit? Something in the novel you […]

Tolkien’s Grandson Publishes a Novel Based on His Grandfather’s Experiences at The Somme

Tolkien’s Grandson Publishes a Novel Based on His Grandfather’s Experiences at The Somme

No Man’s Land is the latest novel written by Professor Tolkien’s grandson, Simon Tolkien, it has been published last June 30 by Harper Fiction, 100 years on from the eve of the battle at The Somme when […]

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Tolkien Calendar 2017

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Tolkien Calendar 2017

The official Tolkien Calendar for 2017 is available for pre-order and will feature J.R.R. Tolkien’s artwork and letters. Those of you that aer part of the mailing list of the official Tolkien Store, you’ve probably […]

Middle-Earth’s Secrets: Tolkien Documentary

Middle-Earth’s Secrets: Tolkien Documentary

For those of us celebrating Easter, there were many gems to be found this weekend. One, rather unexpected, gem I stumbled upon earlier on Youtube is a documentary on Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings […]