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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.


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


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

Russell Thorndike

In Rye

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


Malcolm Saville

In Rye

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


Montgomery Hyde

In Rye

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... 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


Radclyffe Hall

In Rye

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


Rumer Godden

In Rye

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


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


Joseph Conrad

In Rye

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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 3.7 miles from Rye

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


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


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What's On in Rye?

  • Multi Stall Market

    Saturday 21st May @ 10:00am
    Location: Appledore

    Lots of Stalls with homemade and handmade goods including, Jams Chutneys, Honey, Cakes and bakes, Vintage wares, gifts, Wacky Candles, ... more

  • Antique and Book Fair

    Sunday 22nd May @ 9:00am
    Location: Appledore

    Lots of stalls offering Pottery, Glass ware, Ceramics, Toys, Mirrors, Jewellery, Clocks, Books, Postcards, Artwork, Curios, Prints, Model Cars, Retro, ... more

  • Click 'n' Stich

    Wednesday 25th May for 13 days
    Location: Rye

    Carol is a mixed media artist, creating hand painted, stitched and embellished original textile pictures, whilst Nigel does photography, focusing ... more

  • Rye Bonfire Auction of Promises

    Thursday 26th May
    Location: Rye

    RYE & DISTRICT BONFIRE SOCIETY AUCTION OF PROMISES, ANTIQUES AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS on Thursday, 26 May 2022 at the Tudor ... more

  • Antony & Cleopatra

    Friday 3rd June
    Location: Three Oaks

    Antony & Cleopatra was first shortlisted as the autumn production for 2015 and then was postponed during the pandemic in ... more

  • Antony & Cleopatra

    Saturday 4th June
    Location: Three Oaks

    Antony & Cleopatra was first shortlisted as the autumn production for 2015 and then was postponed during the pandemic in ... more

  • Antony & Cleopatra

    Sunday 5th June
    Location: Three Oaks

    Antony & Cleopatra was first shortlisted as the autumn production for 2015 and then was postponed during the pandemic in ... more

  • Antony & Cleopatra

    Friday 10th June
    Location: Three Oaks

    Antony & Cleopatra was first shortlisted as the autumn production for 2015 and then was postponed during the pandemic in ... more

  • Antony & Cleopatra

    Saturday 11th June
    Location: Three Oaks

    Antony & Cleopatra was first shortlisted as the autumn production for 2015 and then was postponed during the pandemic in ... more

  • Antony & Cleopatra

    Wednesday 15th June
    Location: Rye

    Antony & Cleopatra was first shortlisted as the autumn production for 2015 and then was postponed during the pandemic in ... more

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