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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.


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


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

Russell Thorndike

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... 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


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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


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What's On in Brookland?

  • Mini Food Market

    Saturday 20th April @ noon
    Location: Appledore

    Appledore Village Hall Lots of food stalls, Cakes, Bakes, Sweets, Jams, Chillies and many more. Café open Free Parking, Free ... more

  • Guided Walk of Rye

    Sunday 21st April
    Location: Rye

    A two-hour guided walk around Rye including a visit to the Town Hall and its secret attic museum containing the ... more

  • Shakespeare & Love

    Sunday 21st April
    Location: Rye

    Shakespeare performance company Bowler Crab will be returning to the 600 year old Mermaid Inn in Rye to present their ... more

  • Guided Walk of Rye

    Monday 22nd April
    Location: Rye

    A two-hour guided walk around Rye including a visit to the Town Hall and its secret attic museum containing the ... more

  • Jackie Summerfield, Paddy Boyle and Rob Staermose

    Wednesday 24th April for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    Exhibiting for the first time at Red Door: Jackie Summerfield lives and works in Hastings producing original handcrafted works made ... more

  • Guided Walk of Rye

    Thursday 25th April
    Location: Rye

    A two-hour guided walk around Rye including a visit to the Town Hall and its secret attic museum containing the ... more

  • Sisters of Swing

    Thursday 25th April
    Location: Rye

    An evening of outstanding live music and dining, featuring multi-instrumentalist Phil Brown who plays not just piano but also saxophone ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 26th April @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Local Produce, Cakes, Jams, Crafts and more. ... more

  • Introduction to Podcasting with Jilliene Sellner

    Friday 26th April @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    You know they say everyone has at least one book in them? Well everyone also has at least one brilliant ... more

  • Guided Walk of Rye

    Friday 26th April
    Location: Rye

    A two-hour guided walk around Rye including a visit to the Town Hall and its secret attic museum containing the ... more

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