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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.


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


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

Malcolm Saville

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

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


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


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


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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 1.9 miles from Pett Level

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


Event

What's On in Pett Level?

  • Brilliant Birds

    Tuesday 30th May @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Find out about the amazing seabirds that nest here with a short walk to our bird-watching hides where you will ... more

  • Go Bug Hunting

    Wednesday 31st May @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Go a-hunting with the warden, Chris, as he takes a closer look at the fascinating and bizarre world of insects ... more

  • Go Bug Hunting

    Wednesday 31st May @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Go a-hunting with the warden, Chris, as he takes a closer look at the fascinating and bizarre world of insects ... more

  • Rockpool Ramble

    Thursday 1st June @ 10:30am
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Explore the shore searching in the rockpools for fascinating marine creatures such as hermit crabs, prawns, blennies and whelks. Please ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 2nd June @ 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 Auction Galleries - Antique and Collectables

    Friday 2nd June
    Location: Rye

    Auction day open from 8.30 sale commences at 10.00am. For further details, dates for taking in and catalogue visit http://www.ryeauctiongalleries.com/sale-dates/ ... more

  • La La Land

    Friday 2nd June
    Location: Rye

    Rye Film Club present - Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress serves lattes to movie stars in between her auditions, ... more

  • Cream Tea

    Saturday 3rd June
    Location: Iden

    Afternoon cream tea, all welcome. Tea, scones, cream and jam plenty of cake - in aid of Village Hall Funds. ... more

  • Wildlife Watch - Rye Harbour

    Saturday 3rd June @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye Harbour

    A monthly Saturday club for children aged 5-11 years offering a chance to find out more about the natural world ... more

  • Secret Open Garden - Mermaid Street

    Saturday 3rd June @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    Never before open to the public – The Secret Garden in Mermaid Street. The Old Hospital in Mermaid Street boasts ... more

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