Today is the 129th birthday of one of the most influential fantasy authors who ever lived.
The new book will be a collection of previously unpublished essays on the peoples, places and individual characters in the world of the Lord of the Rings.
A big list of names are added to the cast of the new J.R.R. Tolkein ‘Lord of the Rings’ prequel series.
He died in hospital at the age of 88, from complications of Parkinson’s.
In response to the COVID-19 situation, this year the symposium goes virtual, and anyone can attend.