Archive for the The Company They Keep Category

Invitation to a Smackdown

I'm delighted that Doug Jackson discovered The Company They Keep and took time to review it in his blog: http://awineskininthesmoke.blogspot.com/ Jackson summarizes the book this way: "Diana Glyer's The Company They Keep: C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien as Writers in Community argues, in the face […]

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Tolkien Reads “The Tale of Tinuviel”

In my lecture this weekend, I'll talk about Tolkien's poem "The Tale of Tinuviel." Here is a link to a recording of Tolkien reading that incomparable poem. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhDgJwcJcVk&feature=related "The leaves were long, the grass was green, The hemlock-umbels tall and fair, And in the glade a light was […]

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Wade Center Lecture: CSL & JRRT

Wheaton College and the good folks at the Wade Center do a *GREAT* job of introducing speakers. This press release comes from their website: October 20, 2010 Author Diana Glyer to Speak at the Wade Center on “C.S. Lewis’s Fingerprints on the Map of Middle-Earth” Author Diana Pavlac Glyer, […]

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What’s Happening in Aslan’s Country

AslansCountry.com did a nice job describing the  C.S. Lewis Literary Festival, coming up this October in Petoskey, Michigan. Take a look: http://www.aslanscountry.com/2010/09/2010-c-s-lewis-festival/

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Interview on Mars Hill

Several years ago, I did an interview about Lewis and Tolkien for the Mars Hill Audio Journal. The folks at Mars Hill make it easy to purchase the MP3, CD, or cassette of this interview and others. It's a wonderful resource. Here's a link: http://www.marshillaudio.org/resources/volume_contents.asp?segmentVolumeID=088

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TCTK Reviewed by John Adcox

I'm always thrilled when The Company They Keep gets an enthusiastic review. But some reviews make me want to jump and shout "YES! You get it!! That's what this book is all about!!!" That was my reaction to this review recently posted by author John Adcox on […]

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Hooray for Newport Librarians

Back in August, a blog hosted by the librarians of Newport Public Library in Newport, Rhode Island, published this review essay. I love this kind of overview, and I'm just thrilled when libraries notice  The Company They Keep.  Kudos to Meg, who made this clear, helpful info available to […]

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Mystery & Imagination Bookshop, Glendale, California

Catching up....             Back in October, Will Vaus and I were featured speakers at a book signing at the Mystery and Imagination Bookshop in Glendale, California. Local signings can be particularly energetic, and this event was no exception. Josh Long, a Tolkien scholar and […]

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Writers Track at CSLF Conference

Plans are taking shape for the C. S. Lewis Foundation's Regional Retreat, October 30-November 1, in Navasota Texas. It will be a celebration of creativity and community, and this year for the first time it will feature a two- day writers track.  Watch the website for details: http://www.cslewis.org/programs/regional/sw/2009/index.html […]

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Qwerty

I am using the typewriter theme from my book to develop my brand. I like QWERTY  as a blog title--  suggests typing/writing, suggests community and working together, suggests old school, suggests lots of graphic potential, and besides, it's a seriously cool sounding word.

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