Professor Corey Olsen signing books at the National Book Festival in Washington D.C.

Interested in meeting the Tolkien Professor in person?

With the release of his book, Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, Professor Olsen is attending several events and plans to visit a number of cities across the U.S. for his book tour.

Saturday, September 22nd is Hobbit Day! Join the Tolkien Professor and several other Tolkien scholars at the Middle-earth Network’s online Hobbit Day Festival.

Thank you to those of you who were able to attend the book-launch reading at Acorn Books on Tuesday, September 18.

Meet up with Professor Olsen at any of the following events:

National Book Festival, Washington DC (9/23)
Book Festival of the South, Nashville, TN (10/13-14)
Boston Book Festival (10/27-28)
NCTE Convention, Las Vegas (11/17)
Miami Book Festival (11/18)

In addition to these scheduled events, the Tolkien Professor will also be making a couple of weekend trips to visit the following cities; however, these are still
tentative and subject to change:

Norfolk, VA
Raleigh-Durham, NC
Richmond, VA
Frederick, MD
Morgantown, WV
Cleveland, OH
Pittsburgh, PA
Portsmouth, NH
Nashua, NH
Several locations in the greater NYC metro area.