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Authors

Authors in Iden, East Sussex

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


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


Rumer Godden

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


Conrad Aiken

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


Henry James

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

Lived in Lamb House, Rye and wrote Wings of a Dove, The Golden Bowl, and The Ambassadors amonst others during his stay. ... more


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 5.3 miles from Iden

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


Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


John Christopher

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

"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


John Ryan

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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, 2.2 miles from Iden

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

Monica Edwards

Rye Harbour, 3.3 miles from Iden

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, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


Event

What's On in Iden?

  • Christmas Open Evening

    Wednesday 22nd November @ 5:00pm
    Location: Tenterden

    Get a head start on your Christmas shopping and kick start that festive feeling with us! Festivities on the evening ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 24th November @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

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

  • Winter Salon

    Friday 24th November @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye

    This year Rye Creative Centre held an open call for visual artists across the UK and Europe. The response from ... more

  • Aladdin the Pantomime

    Friday 24th November for 2 days
    Location: Rye

    Acting Up in Rye presents Aladdin. Be prepared to be transported from the streets of Peking to the mountains of ... more

  • Feast Of Delights Designer & Maker's Fair

    Saturday 25th November for 2 days
    Location: Rye

    Join us at Rye Creative Centre for our annual festive Designer and Maker’s Fair. This year, over two days (10am-4pm), ... more

  • Father Christmas' Grotto

    Saturday 25th November @ 10:30am
    Location: Tenterden

    Father Christmas’ Grotto Weekends from 25th November – Christmas Eve Visit Father Christmas in his elf-built grotto EVERY WEEKEND from ... more

  • Ordinary Icons

    Saturday 25th November @ 10:30am
    Location: Rye

    Join talented artist and educator Julia Andrews-Clifford for a fun workshop. Produce a 3D collage portrait – this could be ... more

  • Beginners Birds - Winter Waders

    Saturday 25th November @ 1:00pm
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Get to grips with those tricky winter waders with this short course for beginner birdwatchers. Binoculars and field guides available ... more

  • Guided Ghost Walk of Rye

    Saturday 25th November @ 5:00pm
    Location: Rye

    A unique opportunity to explore the ancient streets of Rye after dark with the Deputy Town Cryer. Hear tales of ... more

  • WBCA Christmas Craft Fayre

    Sunday 26th November @ 11:00am
    Location: Winchelsea Beach

    Winchelsea Beach Community Association are presenting a Christmas Craft Fayre with the emphasis on Real Craft at Christmas. Plenty of ... more

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