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Authors

Authors in Icklesham, East Sussex

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


Russell Thorndike

Rye, 3.6 miles from Icklesham

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


Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
Rye, 3.5 miles from Icklesham

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

Malcolm Saville

Rye, 3.6 miles from Icklesham

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


Henry James

Rye, 3.5 miles from Icklesham

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, 3.5 miles from Icklesham

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


John Christopher

Rye, 3.6 miles from Icklesham

"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


Conrad Aiken

Rye, 3.6 miles from Icklesham

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


Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 3.5 miles from Icklesham

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


Monica Edwards

Rye Harbour, 4.1 miles from Icklesham

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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 0.3 miles from Icklesham

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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 3.6 miles from Icklesham

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


John Ryan

Rye, 3.6 miles from Icklesham

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


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 3.6 miles from Icklesham

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 3.6 miles from Icklesham

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Event

What's On in Icklesham?

  • Arts Society Online Lecture

    Monday 17th May
    Location: Sedlescombe

    A history of England's architecture in 10 great buildings - The Arts Society Rother Valley monthly lectures on Fine Arts ... more

  • A Schubertiade: The Seasons in Song

    Friday 21st May
    Location: Rye

    Anna Cavaliero is one of the brightest up-and-coming soprano stars around: a former student of Barbara Bonney, with numerous prizes ... more

  • Northiam Garden Safari

    Sunday 23rd May @ 11:00am
    Location: Northiam

    Five lovely private gardens open, some for the first time. Tickets from the Church Centre £5 (children free). Please note ... more

  • Light Fantastic

    Wednesday 26th May for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    An exhibition of vibrant watercolours full of atmosphere and light by Andrew Blyth. Andrew is a renowned local artist who ... more

  • Driftwood Journeys

    Wednesday 9th June for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    South East Open Studios (SEOS) 2021 present an exhibition of driftwood sculpture and other sea-inspired art by Tina Kaul. Now ... more

  • My Mind's Eye - a journey by Maggie Lloyd

    Wednesday 23rd June for 13 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    A portfolio of Maggie Lloyd's work of portraits and landscapes in pastel, oil and other media. There are many aspects ... more

  • Tuesday Painters Club of Rye

    Friday 13th August for 10 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    ART EXHIBITION of members' work Open daily 10.00a.m. - 5.30p.m. From Friday13th to Sunday 22nd August Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Pen ... more

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