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Authors in Rye Harbour, East Sussex

Below are listings for authors in Rye Harbour and the surrounding area. You can add your listing to this category here.


Monica Edwards

In Rye Harbour

Monica Edwards was born Monica le Doux Newton and, as a child, her family moved to Rye Harbour, where her father, the Rev. Harry, became vicar and officiated at the funeral after the 1928 lifeboat disaster. The young Monica used to climb down the drainpipe at nights to spend time ... more


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 4.3 miles from Rye Harbour

Lived in nearby Winchelsea and wrote amongst other things 'The Good Soldier'. ... more


Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 1.6 miles from Rye Harbour

Wrote a number of novels, plays and poems, perhaps the most famous being the words to 'Land of Hope and Glory' ... more


John Christopher

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

"John Christopher" is a pseudonym for Samuel Youd, a prolific author whose full bibliography runs to around 70 novels under seven different names. Currently lives in Rye. ... more


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

Author of the Lone Pine adventure series, some of which are set in Rye. ... more


John Ryan

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

Artist and illustrator John Ryan lived in Rye. He wrote the Captain Pugwash series of books. He also produced the animated cartoons of Captain Pugwash for the BBC which were broadcast from 1957 to 1966. ... more


Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
Rye, 1.6 miles from Rye Harbour

Novelist, Biographer, and Benefactor of Rye Edward Frederick Benson was born July 24, 1867 at Wellington College in Berkshire, where his father was Headmaster. He was the fifth of six children born to Mary Sidgwick Benson and Edward White Benson, later Chancellor and Canon of Lincoln Cathedral, Bishop of Truro ... more

Edward Frederick Benson

Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

Lived in Rye for a time and wrote'The Well of Loneliness'. ... more


Conrad Aiken

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

American poet, short story writer, critic and novelist. Lived in Rye between 1934-36, where he wrote 'London Letters' to the New Yorker newspaper. ... more


Russell Thorndike

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

The author of the Dr Syn smuggling adventures set in Romney Marsh. ... more


Henry James

Rye, 1.6 miles from Rye Harbour

Lived in Lamb House, Rye and wrote Wings of a Dove, The Golden Bowl, and The Ambassadors amonst others during his stay. ... more


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Rumer Godden

Rye, 1.6 miles from Rye Harbour

Wrote 'This House of Brede' and 'A Kindle of Kittens' both of which were set in the region ... more


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

Lived near Rye on Romney Marsh and wrote many novels including 'Lord Jim'. ... more


Event

What's On in Rye Harbour?

  • Open Studio - Artists at Home

    Saturday 2nd October for 2 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Playden

    Richard Adams and Jane Beecham Open Studio - Artists at Home Please join us once more when we welcome you ... more

  • Open Studio - Artists at Home

    Saturday 9th October for 2 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Playden

    Richard Adams and Jane Beecham Open Studio - Artists at Home Please join us once more when we welcome you ... more

  • Inspired by Nature

    Wednesday 13th October for 12 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    An exhibition of art and jewellery inspired by the beauty, strength and fragility of nature, by Khoa Mahon and Scarlett ... more

  • Antique and Book Fair

    Wednesday 27th October @ 9:00am
    Location: Rye

    Lots of stalls with books and Antiques looking for Dealers of Books and Antiques to join us for this new ... more

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