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Authors

Authors in Brookland, Kent

Below are listings for authors in Brookland and the surrounding area. You can add your listing to this category here.


Rumer Godden

Rye, 5.6 miles from Brookland

Wrote 'This House of Brede' and 'A Kindle of Kittens' both of which were set in the region ... more


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
Rye, 5.6 miles from Brookland

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

Conrad Aiken

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Henry James

Rye, 5.6 miles from Brookland

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


John Ryan

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 5.6 miles from Brookland

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, 5.3 miles from Brookland

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


John Christopher

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

"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, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Event

What's On in Brookland?

  • Jazz Supper at the Mermaid

    Thursday 30th March
    Location: Rye

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

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 31st March @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

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

  • Cool Jazz Blues

    Friday 31st March
    Location: Rye

    Cool Jazz & Blues at the Grapevine. The Grapevine Rye, 1 Conduit Hill Rye, TN31 7LE ... more

  • Wildlife Watch - Rye Harbour

    Saturday 1st April @ 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

  • Gong Gathering/ Sound Bath

    Saturday 1st April
    Location: Playden

    Come and bathe in the Sounds and Vibrations of seven sacred healing Gongs and other instruments…. £12 inc tea and ... more

  • Middle Eastern Pop Up Restaurant

    Saturday 1st April @ 7:00pm
    Location: Rye

    Rye’s first and only Middle Eastern pop up restaurant, Zephyr, is back on Saturday 1st April, this time at White ... more

  • Minibeast Hunt

    Wednesday 5th April @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Take a closer look at some of the smaller creatures that live on the nature reserve with resident expert, Chris. ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 7th April @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

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

  • Murder Mystery Evening

    Friday 7th April
    Location: Rye

    An evening of Murder and Mystery at to The Tudor Room, The Mermaid Inn. Proceeds from the evening are for ... more

  • Rye Film Club - Easter Parade

    Friday 7th April
    Location: Rye

    Easter Parade, a true classic MGM musical with the wonderful Fred Astaire and Judy Garland? I won’t spoil the story ... more

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