Archive | October, 2011

Xing The Line: Holly Pester & Stephen Emmerson

13 Oct

Hear Holly Pester perform some works from Hoofs alongside the excellent Stephen Emmerson.

It’s free. You can have a drink. Two amazing poets. You can have two drinks. Why wouldn’t you?

Thursday, October 27 · 7:30pm – 10:30pm

The Apple Tree, 45 Mount Pleasant, London WC1X 0AE


Holly Pester, Two events: Maintenant IX & Electric Voice Phenomena

10 Oct

Holly Pester, author of the recently published if p then q collection Hoofs will be performing at the following two amazing looking events.

Maintenant IX













Note this event also features if p then q authors Tim Atkins and Tom Jenks

Electric Voice Phenomena

A showcase of artists mimicking and manipulating electronic processing in vocal performance. Part of Mercy’s Overlap programme exploring shared territory across music/writing/performance, this event features a premiere of a new work by former Poet in Residence at the Bluecoat, Nathan Jones with Tom Rea Smith, plus Tuvian throat singer Soriah, Holly Pester colluding in the Uncanny Valley, Mark Leahy operating between digital and analogue to generate song lyrics and looping rhythmic texts, and Emma Bennett talking like a bird about a bird. New possibilities in spoken word for the finale of this year’s C&V festival.

For more information visit

Bluecoat Art Gallery, Liverpool Sunday 16th October, 8.30-10.30, £5/£4

Holly Pester, Hoofs

9 Oct

if p then q is delighted to announce that its latest title is Hoofs by Holly Pester.

Purchase and check out the page HERE

Sample HERE

A reading and interview at The Other Room HERE & HERE

Derek Henderson reading at The Barrow Street West reading series

5 Oct
Featured readers will be Jaswinder Bolina, Jackson Connor, Derek Henderson, and Lesley Wheeler. The Twin Light Taphouse will be serving a full brunch menu, as well as offering drink specials from their wide array of specialty cocktails and craft beers.
Sunday, November 20 · 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Twin Light Taphouse

128 Bay Avenue
Highlands, New Jersey


4 Oct

David Berridge has written an essay on minimalism which includes a discussion of if p then q title ntst by Geof Huth.

Read it HERE