2022 Tolkien Society Awards

The shortlist for the 2022 Tolkien Society Awards have been announced. The awards “recognize excellence in the fields of Tolkien scholarship and fandom. The trustees choose the shortlist, with winners selected by the membership.

Best Book

  • The Gallant Edith Bratt, Nancy Bunting & Seamus Hamill-Keays (Walking Tree)
  • The Nature of Middle-earth, Carl Hostetter, ed. (Morrow)
  • Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien (republished), Christopher Tolkien, ed. (Morrow)
  • Tolkien and the Classical World, Hamish Williams, ed. (Walking Tree)

Best Article

  • “The Red Book and Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings: A Fantasic Uncertainty”, Vincent Ferré (Mallorn 62)
  • “The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun’: Sexuality, Imagery, and Desire in Tolkien’s Works”, Yvette Kisor (Tolkien Studies Vol. 18)
  • “A Song of Greater Power: Tolkien’s Construction of Lúthien Tinúviel”, Clare Moore (Mallorn 62)

Best Artwork

  • “Minas Tirith built from 110000 LEGO Bricks”, built by BricksCreations, Stebrick; design by Stefano Mapelli
  • “The Curious Fox”, Matěj Čadil
  • “Across Arda”, Ralph Damiani
  • “Forth Eorlingas!”, Jenny Dolfen
  • “Smaug”, Anke Eissmann
  • “Fire and Water”, Norloth

Best Online Content

For more, see the Tolkien Society website.

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