Sean Grundy pens this fascinating new audio drama, detailing the fateful meeting between the The Lord of the Rings author and the love of his life, Edith Mary Bratt in 1908. Despite differences in both age and religion, their relationship seemed destined to be and later became the inspiration for The Silmarillion’s central couple of Beren and Luthien. Listen to the full episode here
The very special event aimed primarily at professional horror writers takes place on Saturday 19th August from 10am to late, at the Derby QUAD. Tickets are £35 or free if you’re a member of the HWA. Expect exclusive interviews, panels, short film screenings and much more from all guests including LSM’s own, Stephen Volk!