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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.


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


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


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


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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 4.8 miles from Pett Level

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 1.9 miles from Pett Level

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


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


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


Event

What's On in Pett Level?

  • The Elysian Centre Festive Fair

    Sunday 19th November @ 10:30am
    Location: Rye

    Come and join us for some seasonal shopping at The Elysian Centre in Cinque Ports Street, Rye. Gifts for everyone ... more

  • Edward Seago Landscape Perfectionist

    Monday 20th November @ 2:30pm
    Location: Hastings

    Rother Valley Decorative and Fine Arts Society. A talk by Anthony Russell. Visitors: £7 . ... more

  • Edward Seago, landscape perfectionist and royal f

    Monday 20th November @ 2:30pm
    Location: Hastings

    What made Seago quintessentially English was the great subtlety of his colour control and peaceful landscape compositions, winning him admiration ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 24th November @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

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

  • Winter Salon

    Friday 24th November @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye

    This year Rye Creative Centre held an open call for visual artists across the UK and Europe. The response from ... more

  • Aladdin the Pantomime

    Friday 24th November for 2 days
    Location: Rye

    Acting Up in Rye presents Aladdin. Be prepared to be transported from the streets of Peking to the mountains of ... more

  • Feast Of Delights Designer & Maker's Fair

    Saturday 25th November for 2 days
    Location: Rye

    Join us at Rye Creative Centre for our annual festive Designer and Maker’s Fair. This year, over two days (10am-4pm), ... more

  • Ordinary Icons

    Saturday 25th November @ 10:30am
    Location: Rye

    Join talented artist and educator Julia Andrews-Clifford for a fun workshop. Produce a 3D collage portrait – this could be ... more

  • Beginners Birds - Winter Waders

    Saturday 25th November @ 1:00pm
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Get to grips with those tricky winter waders with this short course for beginner birdwatchers. Binoculars and field guides available ... more

  • Guided Ghost Walk of Rye

    Saturday 25th November @ 5:00pm
    Location: Rye

    A unique opportunity to explore the ancient streets of Rye after dark with the Deputy Town Cryer. Hear tales of ... more

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