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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 […]

40th Anniversary Luxury Edition of The Silmarillion to be Released in Germany

40th Anniversary Luxury Edition of The Silmarillion to be Released in Germany

One of our readers named @thranduilen, pointed out on Twitter that the German Tolkien publisher Klett-Cotta, also known as Hobbit Presse, will release a 40th anniversary luxury edition of The Silmarillion. This luxury edition will […]

First Middle-earth World Problems

First Middle-earth World Problems

Earlier this week, the Middle-earth News staff thought up a new hashtag idea, #firstmiddleearthworldproblems. The first to use it was News Contributor, Maria, and the hashtag immediately took off! Soon Tolkien fans everywhere were using […]

April Fools: Peter Jackson Slated to Direct ‘The Silmarillion’ for HBO!

April Fools: Peter Jackson Slated to Direct ‘The Silmarillion’ for HBO!

In an exclusive interview with Middle-earth News, Kiwi director Sir Peter Jackson revealed that he will be returning to Middle-earth as early as 2016 as production begins on Tolkien’s timeless epic, The Silmarillion. HBO has […]

Pottery from Middle-earth: Interview with Sean Robinson of Functional Mud

Pottery from Middle-earth: Interview with Sean Robinson of Functional Mud

Here at Middle-earth News we love to meet artisans around the world that share in our love of Tolkien. Not only is it great to have someone to “geek out” with,  but knowing a craftsperson […]

New Tolkien Book: ‘The Hobbit in Tolkien’s Mythology: Essays on Revisions and Influences’

New Tolkien Book: ‘The Hobbit in Tolkien’s Mythology: Essays on Revisions and Influences’

It all started back at the 2013 “Celebrating The Hobbit” conference at Valparaiso University. This conference marked the 75th anniversary of the publication of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit as well as the release of Peter Jackson’s first Hobbit movie, The […]

The Tolkien Inspired Art of Turner Mohan

The Tolkien Inspired Art of Turner Mohan

Thanks to people like Turner Mohan, we are able to see Tolkien’s stories come to life through beautiful artwork. What first drew me to Turner’s work was the very soft quality his pencil pieces possess; it faintly reminded […]

Aaron Diaz’s ‘The Silmarillion’ Project

Aaron Diaz’s ‘The Silmarillion’ Project

Aaron Diaz, author and illustrator of Dresden Codak, started a side project about a year ago based off of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion (you can visit the Tumblr blog here). He created an illustration to go along with […]

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – June 6, 2014

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – June 6, 2014

The Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research instrument (SPHERE) was installed in Chile last month. This high-powered telescope is going to allow astronomers to see some pretty cool stuff, and among the first images was this one […]

Characters Re-imagined: Middle-earth POC Design Challenge

Characters Re-imagined: Middle-earth POC Design Challenge

There is an awesome event happening on Tumblr this month (and hopefully, even longer). The Middle-earth POC Design Challenge largely stems from the desire to move beyond Middle-earth character design that is based solely on […]