Arden R. Smith
Arden Ray Smith (January 4, 1966) is a member of the Elvish Linguistic Fellowship, and a columnist and editor of Vinyar Tengwar. He writes the popular column "Transitions in Translations", in which odd elements in translations of Tolkien's work are described and commented upon. He has a large collection of translated versions.
- Vinyar Tengwar, various issues
- Translating Tolkien: Philological Elements in "The Lord of the Rings" (review), a review of Allan Turner's book, in Tolkien Studies: Volume 3.
- J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment, contributor.