"Tell Me A Story: How Fantastical Literature Has Been Shaped by Storytellers and Audiences." The 2023 Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature, delivered by Maria Dahvana Headley on May 16 at Pembroke College, Oxford.

00:00 Lecture
41:39 Questions

Maria Dahvana Headley is the New York Times-bestselling, Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning author of eight books, most recently Beowulf: A New Translation, which was named as a book of the year by The Atlantic Monthly, NPR, Vox, The Irish Times, The Guardian, the New Statesman, and more. It won the 2021 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets, and the 2021 Hugo Award for Best Related Work.