Holly Pester is a sound poet, artist, and researcher based in London. She regularly performs at text, art, and poetry events such as the international Serpentine Poetry Marathon 2009 and Text Festival 2011. She is currently researching “Speech Matter in Sound and Intermedia Poetry” for a practice-led PhD at Birkbeck, University of London. Holly Pester’s first collection of poetry, Hoofs!, was published by If P then Q press. She also has work in The Bury Poems, a Text Festival publication. Other previous projects include Voiceworks, where she collaborated with composers on contemporary works for voice, and a one-off radiophonic work in collaboration with Resonance FM and poet Jamie Wilkes.