Tolkien Society Awards 2019

Winners of the Tolkien Society Awards 2019 were announced at the society’s annual dinner on April 6. The awards “recognize excellence in the fields of Tolkien scholarship and fandom, highlight­ing our long-standing charitable objective to ‘seek to educate the public in, and promote research into, the life and works of”‘ J.R.R. Tolkien. The society’s trustees choose the shortlist, with winners chosen by the membership.

Best Artwork

  • “Durin’s Crown and the Mirrormere”, Ted Nasmith

Best Article

  • “Was Tolkien really racist?”, Dimitra Fimi (The Conversation 12/16/18)

Best Book

  • Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth, Catherine McIlwaine (Bodleian Library)

Best Website


Outstanding Contribution Award

  • Catherine McIlwaine

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