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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.


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


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


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


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


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

Joseph Conrad

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


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


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


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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Event

What's On in Brookland?

  • Rye Country Market

    Thursday 27th 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

  • Double Bill - The Stepmother and The Playgoers

    Friday 28th April for 2 days
    Location: Rye

    Acting Up in Rye present a double bill of one act plays - The Stepmother by Arnold Bennett and The ... more

  • Massive Rye Model Railway Exhibition

    Saturday 29th April @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    You’re invited to make tracks to a model railway show. The first one in Rye in over 20 years and ... more

  • Walk and Talk - A Guided Tour

    Saturday 29th April
    Location: Rye

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

  • Shakespeare at the Mermaid

    Sunday 30th April @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye

    Bowler Crab interpreting Macbeth. "A one off free entry event, 'Interpreting Macbeth' is a new performance presentation project from local ... more

  • Rye Mayor Making Ceremony/Celebrations

    Monday 1st May
    Location: Rye

    There will be a service of Thanksgiving at St Mary's Church, Rye at 11.45am followed by the Throwing Hot Pennies ... more

  • Quiz Night

    Tuesday 2nd May
    Location: Rye

    Quiz Night - maximum per team 6. £3 (£2 if paid in advance). Prize for winning team. Light refreshments available. ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 5th May @ 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

    Friday 5th May
    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

  • The Carer - Film

    Friday 5th May
    Location: Rye

    Rye Film Club present The Carer - Dorottya (Coco Koenig) is a young Hungarian actress with a burning desire – ... more

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