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Authors in Northiam, East Sussex

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


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Conrad Aiken

Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 6.1 miles from Northiam

Lived in nearby Winchelsea and wrote amongst other things 'The Good Soldier'. ... more


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

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


John Christopher

Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

"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, 6.6 miles from Northiam

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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

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


Henry James

Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

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, 6.6 miles from Northiam

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


Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

Wrote a number of novels, plays and poems, perhaps the most famous being the words to 'Land of Hope and Glory' ... more


John Ryan

Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

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


Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
Rye, 6.6 miles from Northiam

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

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What's On in Northiam?

  • 1066: Why does it matter?

    Wednesday 27th September
    Location: Rye

    Dr Marc Morris is an expert on medieval monarchy and aristocracy, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. In ... more

  • Piano Recital

    Wednesday 27th September
    Location: Rye

    The pianist Daniel Grimwood is a performer of international renown, combining an exceptional talent, rare versatility and refinement with an ... more

  • Writers of Rye

    Thursday 28th September
    Location: Rye

    Helen Simonson, who grew up in Peasmarsh and went to school in Rye, introduces a screening of the recent TV ... more

  • Called to Account

    Thursday 28th September
    Location: Rye

    Waste is everywhere. Fighting this waste is the Public Accounts Committee, which oversees public expenditure of some £700 billion annually. ... more

  • Open Mic Night

    Thursday 28th September
    Location: Rye

    Open Mic Night at the Queen's Head Inn - Come and have your moment in the spotlight! Are you a ... more

  • Songs of Love and Romance

    Thursday 28th September
    Location: Rye

    And they said romance was dead…well, maybe not quite Sit back with soprano Sarah Dacey, mezzo-soprano Ciara Hendrick, tenor Greg ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 29th September @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

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

  • Lunchtime Song Recital

    Friday 29th September
    Location: Rye

    William Wallace (tenor) and Alisdair Kitchen (piano) Tenor William Wallace thrilled Rye audiences last year as Quint in Benjamin Britten’s ... more

  • The Birdwatcher

    Friday 29th September
    Location: Rye

    Crime writer Peter May described The Birdwatcher, which is set in Dungeness, as “the most gripping book I’ve read in ... more

  • The Mountain Firework Company

    Friday 29th September
    Location: Rye

    A big hit in the 2015 Festival where they attracted many new fans and sold more CDs than any other ... more

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