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Holly Pester: Readings

Wednesday, 9 August 2017
6.30 – 8pm

Poet, writer and researcher Holly Pester shared readings of her recent writing with us. The evening consisted of live readings from Holly followed by an informal discussion about her practice. Earlier in the day Holly hosted a Write Club session. The Club is a regular workshop dedicated to writing and language, in this edition Holly will explore ways of performing speaking and sharing writing.

More information about the workshop is HERE

Holly Pester is a poet, writer and researcher. Her collection, Go to reception and ask for Sara in red felt tip, (Book Works, 2015) features poetry, prose and gossip as forms of archive enquiry. Her forthcoming album collaborative sound works and poetry pamphlet, Common Rest, (Test Centre 2016) was created from a long residency at the Wellcome Collection with interdisciplinary research collective, Hubbub. She has performed internationally at venues including the Serpentine Poetry Marathon, Documenta 13, fiac! 2015, and Volcano Extravaganza 2017. She is Lecturer in Poetry and Performance at University of Essex.