An Inklings Weekend
Friday evening March 30 - Sunday noon April 1, 2012

Join us in the Misty Mountains (locally known by the elves as the Smokey Mountains) at Rivendell (known locally as Montreat College) near Black Mountain, NC as we consider

The Inklings and Science Fiction

Featuring music, worship, food, and good conversation plus talks by

  • Don King Author of C. S. Lewis, Poet: The Legacy of His Poetic Impulse and Out of My Bone: The Letters of Joy Davidman, King edits the Christian Scholar's Review and teaches literature at Montreat College where he formerly served as dean
  • Jennifer Gruenke Director of the Hammons Center for Scientific Study and Associate Professor of Biology at Union University
  • Dennis Beets Founder of the Memphis C. S. Lewis Society and a popular speaker on C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and the Inklings
  • Joshua Hays Contributor to Prison Fellowship's BreakPoint Features column and for several years editorial contractor for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview
  • Hal Poe Author of C. S. Lewis Remembered and The Inklings of Oxford, Poe serves as Charles Colson Professor of Faith and Culture at Union University

Registration Form (.pdf)

Meals may be taken in Black Mountain or at Montreat College

Lodging - Participants may make reservations at a local hotel of your choice in Black Mountain. Accommodations (.pdf)

For further details, contact Dr. Hal Poe at 731-661-5404 or e-mail

Sponsored by The Inklings Fellowship
With support from Montreat College and Union University