Call for entries – October 2020

Call for entries – October 2020

October’s theme is: Deep with the Balrogs in Khazad-dûm In anticipation of our October content, the essay question is: Imagine you are part of the Company, experiencing those harrowing moments on “The Bridge of Khazad-dûm.” In your own words, briefly describe what you see and how you feel. What most impresses you about the Balrog,…

Ten facts about Professor Tolkien at School (part 1)

Ten facts about Professor Tolkien at School (part 1)

Our favorite portions of the Professor’s legendarium did not just magically appear. It’s marvelously fascinating to explore (or revisit) Tolkien’s own journey in academia. Enjoy these five fast facts. Yes, he was brilliant and writing stories at a very early age. In a letter to W.H. Auden, the Professor explained his own childhood fascination with…