Rye in East Sussex Town Guide

Authors

Authors in Rye

Below are listings for authors in Rye and the surrounding area ...

Malcolm Saville

In Rye

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

Henry James

In Rye

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

Monica Edwards

Rye Harbour 1.6 miles from Rye

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 with the fishermen, who are … more

John Christopher

In Rye

“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.

Radclyffe Hall

In Rye

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

Russell Thorndike

In Rye

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

Rumer Godden

In Rye

Wrote ‘This House of Brede’ and ‘A Kindle of Kittens’ both of which were set in the region

Montgomery Hyde

In Rye

Distant cousin of Henry James.

John Ryan

In Rye

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.

Arthur Christopher Benson

In Rye

Wrote a number of novels, plays and poems, perhaps the most famous being the words to ‘Land of Hope and Glory’

Joseph Conrad

In Rye

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

Conrad Aiken

In Rye

American poet, short story writer, critic and novelist. Lived in Rye between 1934-36, where he wrote ‘London Letters’ to the New Yorker newspaper.

Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea 2.1 miles from Rye

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

Edward Frederick Benson

In Rye

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 in Cornwall during the construction … more

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Arnold Berry - Artist

Trying to find out any info on this Artist i believe he did a lot of hes work along sussex … more

Samuel Gill of Rye

Such a Big Story Ref a clock making family. I have a Mahogany Long Case Clock. Signed S Gill Rye. … more

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