Fantasy magazine

From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism



David Salo

David Salo

David SaloDavid Salo is a linguist, whose primary professional interest is Tocharian, an extinct Indo-European Language. In 1998 he was one of the founders of a mailing list focused on these languages, and in 2004 he published A Gateway to Sindarin: A Grammar of an Elvish Language from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. He helped flesh out the languages in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, as well as writing some Elvish lyrics for songs.