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Daphne Castell: An early fan who had a momentous interview with J.R.R. Tolkien | A Primary school think-tank for all things J.R.R. Tolkien | The Realms of Tolkien Daphne Castell (Illustrations by James Cawthorn) | A lifetime’s study of J.R.R. Tolkien: An interview with Jane Chance | Fantasy Music: Interview with Martin Romberg | An interview with Jef Murray | Wandering through sound: an interview with Arjan Kiel | Editorial

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Issue 2
“Goblin Feet”, a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, Pieter CollierThe Tolkien Society: a home for 'those who would wander with friends in Middle-earth' (A Forty Year Hobbit) Ian Collier | Middle-earth as Muse, Jef Murray | Tolkien at work: A helping hand on The Silmarillion, Clyde S. Kilby | The Tolkien Professor: How to read Tolkien, Corey Olsen | Hunting Peter Jackson, A review of The Hunt for Gollum, Chad Chisholm| “Here be dragons”: Festival in the Shire interviews John Howe| “Discovering” rather than “inventing”: An interview with Ted Nasmith| The Shippey Interview, Corey Olsen| The artist as storyteller: Interview with Rodney Matthews | Casting Tolkien’s spell: The Journal interviews Tolkien artist Michael Hague | Editorial

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Issue 3
Meeting Professor Tolkien (and Tom Bombadil) Jodi Storer | The Tolkien Professor Leaf By Niggle Corey Olsen | Born of Many Hopes Chad Chisholm | A review of Dimitra Fimi’s Tolkien, Race and Cultural History Charles E. Noad | Interviews: Engaging with other worlds: An interview with Verlyn Flieger | Tolkien: British at heart? An interview with Dimitra Fimi | A filmmaker's journey: Interview with Kate Madison | Imagined history: An interview with Stephen Walsh | Michael Drout Interview Corey Olsen

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Issue 4
Tolkien's Balrog, and Peter Jackson's Barry Livingstone | Sarehole Dreams (Tom Bombadil alive and well) Jodi Storer Smith of Wootton Major | Corey Olsen Inkling and Mapping the Inklings of Oxford: a reviewChad Chisholm Interview with Tim Tolkien Sarah-Jane Lynch | From a 'magical' place: Interview with Alex Lewis The Douglas Anderson interview Corey Olsen Celebrating Tolkien and popular media: Interview with Brian Sibley Narrowing the gap between artist and public: An interview with Peter Pracownik and Nicola-Clare Lydon Interview with Ruth Lacon
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Character development in The Hobbit Alex Lewis Queen of Cats | Peter Kenny On Fairy-Stories The Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen Moseley Bog Interview with Simon Tolkien Interview with Colin Duriez Corey Olsen Aberystwyth - An overview of the town nearest the Festival of the Shire Preview event for the Festival in the Shire at Machynlleth

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Tom Bombadil A Romantic Hero For Our Times | Morning Star, Evening Star Peter Kenny | Farmer Giles of Ham | Christchurch Meadows | Interview with Edouard Klotcko | Interview with Sam Roads | Aberystwyth - An overview of the town nearest the Festival of the Shire - Part two, the history | Tolkien On Fairy-stories;Verlyn Flieger and Douglas A. Anderson

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Rick Wakeman
Issue 7
Tom Bombadil A Romantic Hero For Our Times | How to introduce romance into a movie version of the Hobbit | The Mysterious "Book of Mazarbul" Reveals More | City of Still-Present Sorrow | Interview Marco Lo Muscio | Interview with Paul Raymond Gregory | Interview with Dimitri Fimi | A review of: The Epic Realm of Tolkien - Volume 1 | Review of the online One Ring online Facebook Game | Rick Wakeman

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Rick Wakeman
Issue 8
Tom Bombadil A Romantic Hero For Our Times | Oxonmoot Press Release | Crossword Puzzle | The Tolkien Professor | Interview Sue Wookey | Interview Philip Smith | Interview with Melissa Ruth Arul | The lay of Leithian or the Heroism of the Couple

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Issue 9
Tolkien's Places | Essay: Lord of the Rings: Reflections on Violence | People and Places | Crossword Solution | Colin Durez interviews Corey Olsen, the Tolkien Professor | Arda Reconstructed by Douglas Kane; A Review | Chris Bradshaw - The Green Book of Olwen Ellis | Festival in the Shire Review | Festival in the Shire in Pictures

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