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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.


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


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... 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


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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

Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


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


Russell Thorndike

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


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


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


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


Event

What's On in Pett Level?

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 19th October @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

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

  • Wild Boar Week

    Saturday 20th October for 9 days
    Location: Rye

    Wild Boar Week - events in and around Rye - further details to follow. ... more

  • Matt Hardman - Tales of the Afterlife

    Saturday 20th October for 23 days
    Location: Rye

    A sellling show by Matt Hardman.Hardman’s visions of a world, just a degree or two away from the one you ... more

  • Last of the Summer Swine

    Saturday 20th October
    Location: Rye

    Last of the Summer Swine - Wild Boar Gumbo with Smoked Sausage and Smoked Prawn, Garlic and Chilli Sourdough from ... more

  • An Introduction to Bird Ringing

    Saturday 20th October @ 2:30pm
    Location: Winchelsea Beach

    Part of the Friends Winter Talk series: Phil Jones has been involved in ringing and monitoring birds in various parts ... more

  • Guided Ghost Walks of Rye

    Saturday 20th October @ 5:00pm
    Location: Rye

    A unique opportunity to explore the ancient streets of Rye after dark. Hear tales of historical dark deeds and murder, ... more

  • Happy Sundays

    Sunday 21st October @ 4:00pm
    Location: Rye

    Happy Sundays@ Olde World Wines - an afternoon of poetry, music and miscellany. ... more

  • The Disparate Folk

    Sunday 21st October @ 5:00pm
    Location: Rye

    The Disparate Folk at the Ypres Castle Inn. ... more

  • Children's Craft Afternoon

    Monday 22nd October @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye

    Children (and their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles …) certainly enjoy these afternoons when there are things to make and do. ... more

  • Leaf Ghosts @ Rye Bookshop

    Tuesday 23rd October
    Location: Rye

    Come and make Leaf Ghosts with us – fun and spooooky activity! at Rye Bookshop, 25 High Street, Rye. Contact ... more

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