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Authors

Authors in Rye, East Sussex

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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 3.7 miles from Rye

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


Radclyffe Hall

In Rye

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


Henry James

In Rye

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


Conrad Aiken

In Rye

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


John Ryan

In Rye

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


Montgomery Hyde

In Rye

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Russell Thorndike

In Rye

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


Joseph Conrad

In Rye

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


Rumer Godden

In Rye

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


Arthur Christopher Benson

In Rye

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


Malcolm Saville

In Rye

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


Monica Edwards

Rye Harbour, 1.5 miles from Rye

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


Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
In Rye

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

John Christopher

In Rye

"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


Event

What's On in Rye?

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 14th December @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 9th March - 14th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more

  • Rachel Allen at Jempson's, Peasmarsh

    Friday 14th December
    Location: Peasmarsh

    Rachel Allen will demonstating her style of practical cooking influenced by both regional and global food at Jempson's in Peasmarsh. ... more

  • The Rye Christmas Show - Wurlitzer and Brass!

    Friday 14th December
    Location: Rye

    Join us for a very special friendly evening of great live music, packed with your festive favourites. Featuring The Cranbrook ... more

  • Christmas Concert

    Friday 14th December
    Location: Rye

    Christmas Concert with Michael Wooldrige playing the Rye Wurlitzer and special guests The Cranbrook Town Band. Tickets - Adults £10, ... more

  • Aled Jones and Choir

    Friday 14th December
    Location: Rye

    Rye Jazz Festival presents a wonderful festive Christmas concert with the much loved and acclaimed singer, recording artist, radio broadcaster ... more

  • KT Tunstall Intimate Concert

    Saturday 15th December
    Location: Rye

    Rye Jazz Festival presents a truly unique and intimate solo concert with Brit Award and Ivor Novello Award - winning ... more

  • Rocking Rye at Cinque Ports Arms

    Saturday 15th December
    Location: Rye

    Live Rock and Roll at the Cinque Ports Arms with 'Something Else'. ... more

  • Christmas Craft Fayre

    Sunday 16th December @ 11:00am
    Location: Winchelsea Beach

    Free Entry - Everyone Welcome Lovely hand-crafted Christmas cards and present ideas. ... more

  • Jose Feliciano Christmas Concert

    Sunday 16th December
    Location: Rye

    Rye Jazz Festival presents an incredibly unique and exceptional Christmas concert for one night only with one of world’s most ... more

  • Rye Scallop Week

    Saturday 23rd February for 9 days
    Location: Rye

    Rye Scallop Week - lots of events - further details to follow. ... more

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