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Authors

Authors in Pett Level, East Sussex

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


John Christopher

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

"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, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


John Ryan

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Henry James

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Russell Thorndike

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 1.9 miles from Pett Level

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


Rumer Godden

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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

Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Conrad Aiken

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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, 4.9 miles from Pett Level

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


Event

What's On in Pett Level?

  • Mapp & Lucia Return

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    In celebration of E.F. Benson’s 150th anniversary, a screening of an episode of the 2014 BBC production of Mapp & ... more

  • Lucia's Luncheon

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    Be Lucia for the day and join your friends and acquaintances at the Tuscan Kitchen for good company and an ... more

  • Hastings Piano Competition

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    The Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition is one of the world’s top competitions for young pianists. This 2015 documentary, called ... more

  • DUNKIRK on Camber Sands Beach

    Wednesday 20th September for 2 days
    Location: Rye

    STUDIOCANAL present the premiere of a new restoration of Leslie Norman’s classic wartime epic DUNKIRK (1958), on the very beaches ... more

  • Fiona Graham-Mackay

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    Fiona Graham-Mackay (nee Fiona Margaret Bain) is a British painter, known for her portraits of the British Royal family. She ... more

  • Piano Recital

    Wednesday 20th September
    Location: Rye

    In March this year Kenneth Broberg won the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition with a fine performance of Gershwin’s rarely ... more

  • Winchelsea Cellars Tour

    Thursday 21st September
    Location: Winchelsea

    There will be seven similar tours over the two weeks of the Festival. The tours are led by expert local ... more

  • Let IT Go

    Thursday 21st September
    Location: Rye

    Here is your chance to read the book of the film-to-be. Dame Stephanie Shirley will be introducing her memoir Let ... more

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Thursday 21st September
    Location: Rye

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Bowler Crab Productions Come and dine in the Tudor Room and be transported to another ... more

  • Clueless

    Thursday 21st September
    Location: Rye

    The Festival is celebrating Jane Austen’s 200th anniversary with a clever and funny reworking of Emma, set in 1995 Beverly ... more

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