A Song Of Samwise

Column by Meredith Borders
In praise of fiction’s least likely hero.

10 of Our Favorite Moments from Tolkien's Lord of the Rings

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
July 29th marked the 64th anniversary of the publication of "The Fellowship of the Ring". To celebrate the occasion, here are 10 of our favorite moments from Tolkien’s epic fantasy series.

Analyzing the Three-Act Structure in Tolkien's 'Fellowship of the Ring'

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To celebrate the publication of The Fellowship of the Ring on July 29, 1954, we’re looking at how Tolkien used an enduring story structure to create an enduring trilogy.
Lost J.R.R. Tolkien Poems Discovered

Lost J.R.R. Tolkien Poems Discovered

News by Raine Winters
One (or in this case, two) poem to rule them all.

5 Troublesome Birthday Parties in Literature and Film

Column by Ed Sikov
Hate your birthday? Here are five bad, sad, or just plain wacky birthday parties in literature, theater, and film.
New Tolkien Book, "The Story of Kullervo", To Be Released Late August

New Tolkien Book, "The Story of Kullervo", To Be Released Late August

News by Emily Rose Lathrop
The story will be released on August 27th in the UK with notes from Tolkien and Tolkien scholar, Verlyn Flieger.

40 for 40: Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels that Changed My Life

Column by Rajan Khanna February 28, 2014
On the occasion of his 40th birthday, columnist Rajan Khanna looks at 40 novels that had a significant effect on him as a reader and writer.

Culling The Classics: The Hobbit

Column by Brian McGackin
Sifting through history, one classic at a time.