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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.


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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 1.9 miles from Pett Level

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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


Russell Thorndike

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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

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


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


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


Event

What's On in Pett Level?

  • Marvellous Moths

    Wednesday 26th July @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Bring the family to learn about the moths that fly around the reserve at night and look at the moths ... more

  • Jazz Supper at The Mermaid

    Thursday 27th July @ 7:00pm
    Location: Rye

    For well over 40 years bass player David Silk has been running and hosting an exciting array of unique jazz-based ... more

  • Antiques and Collectables Sale

    Friday 28th July
    Location: Rye

    Viewing Thursday 27th 9am - 4:30pm Sale day open 8:30am, sale starts 9:30am ... more

  • Wild Beach

    Friday 28th July @ 10:00am
    Location: Pett Level

    Celebrate Marine Week with some fabulous beach activities: rock pooling, kite-making and other fun stuff! Meet alongside the Smuggler Inn ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 28th July @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 10th March - 15th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more

  • Rye College GCSE Show

    Saturday 29th July for 30 days
    Location: Rye

    Rye Art Gallery’s annual event showcasing our local students' recent GCSE. work. Come and see this wonderfully energetic and creative ... more

  • Walk and Talk - A Guided Tour

    Saturday 29th July
    Location: Rye

    David Hopkins takes you on a historical tour of Rye - Tudor boom, bust and plague, 18th century smuggling, the ... more

  • Garden Party in aid of MS Trust

    Saturday 29th July @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    We are holding a garden party in the Mariners back Garden in aid of the MS Trust. Tea and coffee ... more

  • Garden Party

    Saturday 29th July @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    Garden Party at 15 High Street, Rye. Raffle, tombola, book stall, Ryebellion Drummers, Rye Ukulele Experiment, Rye Dance Centre and ... more

  • Winchelsea Secret Gardens

    Saturday 29th July @ 2:00pm
    Location: Winchelsea

    Winchelsea Secret Gardens in aid of ARRCC (Arts Health Well Being) Homemade cakes, tea, plant stall. ... more

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