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Holly Pester and others at The Blue Bus

6 Apr
The Blue Bus is pleased to present a reading by Holly Pester, Doug Jones and Keith Jebb , on Tuesday , 15th April from 7.30 at The Lamb (in the upstairs room), 94 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1. This is the eighty-seventh event in THE BLUE BUS series. Admissions: £5 / £3 (concessions). For future events in the series, please scroll down to the end of this message.

Keith Jebb runs the Creative Course at the University of Bedfordshire and is Vice Chair of the National Association of Writers in Education.  He has been publishing in magazines since the eighties, including Reality Studios and Joe Soap’s Canoe; more recent work in Veer About and the Reality Street Book of Sonnets.  Kater Murr’s Press brought out hide white space (2006) and tonnes (2008).  Doubles as bus conductor for the Blue Bus.

Doug Jones is 45, married with children, and is currently working as a junior doctor in Norfolk. He completed an MPhil on Bill Griffiths at Kings College in London and was a regular attender at the Writers Forum workshops under Bob Cobbing. Veer Press published Posts last year.  He has also had work published recently in Zone and scabsarerats magazines.

Holly Pester is a poet and multidisciplinary writer. Her performances and sound installations have featured at international events including a British Council funded visit to Mexico City, an artist’s residency at the dOCUMENTA 13, the Text Festival in Bury, and the Serpentine Gallery Poetry Marathon. Holly Pester’s poetry collection, Hoofs, was released with if p then q press in 2011 and her next collection, Folkslop is due out with Veer Books late 2014. She is currently artist in residence at the Women’s Art Library.

Holly Pester’s Hoofs makes the 3am longlist

20 Dec

See the rest at this LINK

if p then q reviewed in The London Student

6 Dec














if p then q is reviewed in Monday 5th December’s London Student by Samantha Marenghi.

Click HERE to read as a readable pdf

Hoofs reviewed in the London Student

13 Nov

Holly Pester’s Hoofs is reviewed in Monday 7th November’s London Student. Find the newspaper in all London universities.

Vlak2 launch

9 Nov

VLAK2 launch

Thursday, November 10 · 8:00pm – 11:00pm

at CARNIVALE, 2, White Church Lane, London E1 7QR
For instructions to the venue see: http://www.carnivale.co.uk/Carnivale/HOME.html

Stephen Mooney, Andrea Brady, Johan de Wit, Holly Pester, Sean Bonney,
LIVE MUSIC: The Mind Shop, Lawrence Upton,


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 www.mercyonline.co.uk

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