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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.


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 5.5 miles from Brookland

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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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


Event

What's On in Brookland?

  • Guided Ghost Walks of Rye

    Saturday 20th October @ 5:00pm
    Location: Rye

    A unique opportunity to explore the ancient streets of Rye after dark. Hear tales of historical dark deeds and murder, ... more

  • Happy Sundays

    Sunday 21st October @ 4:00pm
    Location: Rye

    Happy Sundays@ Olde World Wines - an afternoon of poetry, music and miscellany. ... more

  • The Disparate Folk

    Sunday 21st October @ 5:00pm
    Location: Rye

    The Disparate Folk at the Ypres Castle Inn. ... more

  • Children's Craft Afternoon

    Monday 22nd October @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye

    Children (and their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles …) certainly enjoy these afternoons when there are things to make and do. ... more

  • Leaf Ghosts @ Rye Bookshop

    Tuesday 23rd October
    Location: Rye

    Come and make Leaf Ghosts with us – fun and spooooky activity! at Rye Bookshop, 25 High Street, Rye. Contact ... more

  • Strandline Safari

    Tuesday 23rd October @ 1:30pm
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Take a stroll to the beach for some beachcombing along the strandline. What exciting things will the tide have washed ... more

  • Rye Ukulele Experiment

    Tuesday 23rd October
    Location: Rye

    Piggy themed songs, Wild Boar nibbles and lots more! ... more

  • Witches Hat @ Rye Bookshop

    Wednesday 24th October
    Location: Rye

    “First Prize for the Worst Witch” story time and make your own witches hat activity at Rye Bookshop, 25 High ... more

  • Story Time @ Rye Bookshop

    Thursday 25th October
    Location: Rye

    “The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark” story time at Rye Bookshop, 25 High Street, Rye. Contact 01797 227 ... more

  • Jo Honey at the Mermaid

    Thursday 25th October
    Location: Rye

    Jo Honey is a talented singer, songwriter, accomplished keyboard player and multi-instrumentalist. When not showcasing her own material Jo is ... more

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