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Was Tolkien familiar with Lovecraft's work?

Information on whether or not Tolkien might have been familiar with the writings of H.P. Lovecraft is rather sparse. Tolkien read an anthology, Swords & Sorcery, that contained a short story by ...
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Is the term "Hobbit Village" ever used canonically by Tolkien?

Tolkien frequently refers to Hobbit settlements as "villages", but the phrase "Hobbit Village" has never been used by Tolkien The first usage would be The Hobbit, referring to ...
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