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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.


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... 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


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


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


Russell Thorndike

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


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


Event

What's On in Brookland?

  • Rye Jazz Festival - Nigel Kennedy

    Thursday 25th May
    Location: Rye

    Rye Jazz & Blues Festival are delighted to be presenting the amazing violinist Nigel Kennedy in concert, as part of ... more

  • Jazz Supper at The Mermaid

    Thursday 25th May @ 7:45pm
    Location: Rye

    The Mermaid’s jazz concert series continues, this month featuring trumpeter Paul Higgs who has had an extensive musical career in ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 26th 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 Jazz Festival - Spring Concerts - Stacey Kent

    Friday 26th May
    Location: Rye

    Rye Jazz & Blues Festival present internationally acclaimed and Grammy-nominated vocalist, Stacey Kent, as part of their intimate headline spring ... more

  • Yoga at the Gallivant

    Saturday 27th May @ 7:45am
    Location: Camber

    We are delighted to announce the arrival of yoga to the Gallivant with Sally Bayly, a fantastic local teacher that ... more

  • Coastal Plants

    Saturday 27th May @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Find out how the shingle and saltmarsh plants cope with their harsh environment. We will also see some coastal birds. ... more

  • Rye Vintage Fair

    Saturday 27th May @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Vintage fair full of beautiful vintage/ antique fashion and accessories from 1900 to 1970s. Entry £1 (children free). ... more

  • May Half Term Crafts

    Saturday 27th May for 9 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Small Hythe

    Across the May half term materials will be available for children to do self-led crafts. They will have the opportunity ... more

  • Walk and Talk - A Guided Tour

    Saturday 27th May
    Location: Rye

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

  • Rye Jazz Festival - Triple Bill

    Saturday 27th May
    Location: Rye

    Rye Jazz & Blues Festival proudly present a wonderful triple bill concert with the acclaimed singer Sarah Jane Morris, Italian ... more

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