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Authors

Authors in Iden, East Sussex

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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


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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 5.3 miles from Iden

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


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


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

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


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


Russell Thorndike

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 2.2 miles from Iden

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


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What's On in Iden?

  • Winchelsea Cellars Tour

    Sunday 24th September
    Location: Winchelsea

    There will be seven similar tours over the two weeks of the Festival. The tours are led by expert local ... more

  • Rye Dance Students

    Sunday 24th September
    Location: Rye

    The talented young pupils of Rye Dance Centre will once again give an unmissable show that will captivate and enthrall! ... more

  • Swimming Lessons

    Sunday 24th September
    Location: Rye

    Swimming Lessons and how it got written. Claire Fuller is the author of Swimming Lessons and the award winning Our ... more

  • Your Bard

    Sunday 24th September
    Location: Rye

    Two roles in one. Nicholas Collett performs first as a befuddled professor discussing the likelihood that Shakespeare was merely a ... more

  • The Art of Translation

    Monday 25th September
    Location: Rye

    Foreign fiction is becoming ever more popular in the UK, from Scandinavian noir to South Korean surrealism – but the ... more

  • Gould Piano Trio with Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn)

    Monday 25th September
    Location: Rye

    The Gould Piano Trio has remained at the forefront of the international chamber music scene for well over 20 years. ... more

  • Amy

    Monday 25th September
    Location: Rye

    A moving and revealing Oscar-winning documentary about one of Britain’s finest singer/songwriters, Amy Winehouse, who died aged just 27. Tickets: ... more

  • Winchelsea Cellars Tour

    Tuesday 26th September
    Location: Winchelsea

    There will be seven similar tours over the two weeks of the Festival. The tours are led by expert local ... more

  • Faces from the Front

    Tuesday 26th September
    Location: Rye

    Faces from the Front explores the pioneering facial reconstruction undertaken on wounded servicemen by surgeon Sir Harold Gillies at the ... more

  • Alexander Sitkovetsky & Maxim Rysanov

    Tuesday 26th September
    Location: Iden

    Two of today’s finest and most charismatic string players join together in music specially written for the violin and viola. ... more

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