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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.


Russell Thorndike

In Rye

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


Rumer Godden

In Rye

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


Joseph Conrad

In Rye

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


Radclyffe Hall

In Rye

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


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


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


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


Malcolm Saville

In Rye

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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 3.7 miles from Rye

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

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?

  • Meltdown

    Wednesday 28th April for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    A solo exhibition by Alison Olorunsola. Alison working on the ‘Meltdown’ series following a visit to Iceland in 2019 where ... more

  • Whimsical Stitches

    Wednesday 12th May for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    A colourful, eclectic and joyful exhibition of art in textile form ~ from hand embroidery to handmade toys, by Rachel ... more

  • Driftwood Journeys

    Wednesday 9th June for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    South East Open Studios (SEOS) 2021 present an exhibition of driftwood sculpture and other sea-inspired art by Tina Kaul. Now ... more

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