Stu Lawson and Phil Coker reading extracts from their book the Sounds of the Sea



Clever Student Lets sponsored Phil Coker’s book launch with Stu Lawson at Sherwell Hall recently.


Mr Coker is part of our maintenance crew at CSL and we are very proud of him, said Henry Hutchins, chief executive.


40 people attended the book presentation of the Sounds of the Sea in the start of Plymouth Literature Week 2017.


The two military veterans were inspired to write a poetry book- because of their lifelong love of the sea.


The showcase and book readings took place at the Sherwell Hall in the town centre, as part of the PlymLit17 Festival, running from the 21 -29 October, with 61 events being staged across the city. 


Owen Ryles, chairman of PlymLit17, officially opened the Festival at the Sounds of the Sea book launch.


Mr Ryles, said: “We are very pleased that authors Stu Lawson and Phil Coker have launched their poetry book at this year’s Festival.”


“We also wish to thank Clever Student Lets in sponsoring the Festival again this year.”


“We have a week of events where Plymouth and South West writing talent will shine, and featuring talks and workshops with top poets and authors at venues across the city,” he said.


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