Category Archives: Interview

#015 – Dan Boehl

Kings Flag, by Jonathan Marshall. 2010, cotton, 35 x 60 inches.

In this new episode of Phoned-In, Dan Boehl reads from his new book Kings of The F**King Sea and talks to Luke Degnan about his collaboration with Jonathan Marshall, censorship, and Spiderman 3. Listen here!

Dan Boehl is a founding editor of Birds, LLC, an independent poetry publisher, which put out his book Kings of the F**king Sea, and will publish Emily Pettit’s Goat in the Snow and Dan Magers’ Partyknife this winter. His chapbook Les Miseres et les Mal-Heurs de la Guerre is available from Greying Ghost. He writes art reviews in Austin and works for the University of Texas.


#014 – Heather Christle

In episode #014 of Phoned-In, Heather Christle reads from her book The Difficult Farm and from her chapbook The Seaside!. ALSO a Q&A were she discusses the forest, a generation’s obsession with animals, and authenticity. Click through!

Heather Christle is the author of The Difficult Farm (Octopus Books), and a chapbook, The Seaside! (Minutes Books). Some new poems have recently appeared in The Believer, Fence, and Skein. Born in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, she now lives in Atlanta, and teaches poetry at Emory University. She is also the web editor for jubilat. More information is at

Telephone #1

This special episode of Phoned-In features poems from issue #1 of the journal Telephone. Click through to listen to twelve poets read their translations of a poem by Uljana Wolf and to read an interview with editors Sharmila Cohen and Paul Legault.

Visit to purchase a copy of Telephone: Issue 1.

CAConrad responds to Jim Behrle interview

Click here to read it.

#012 – Jim Behrle

I want to shock you in a wine & cheese kind of way. This twelfth episode of Phoned-In features a reading by poet Jim Behrle. Click through to listen to the podcast and to read a Q&A in which he and Luke Degnan discuss The Boston Poet Tea Party, satire, Snooki and being punched in the face.

Jim Behrle’s latest chapbook is SUCCUBUS BLUES (Editions Louis Wain).

BOMB Radio

Phoned-In is featured on BOMB Magazine’s new radio show on Newtown Radio. Go to their archive to hear episodes featuring readings and interviews with CAConrad, K. Silem Mohammad, Carl Simmons, R. Stevie Moore, Zachary Schomburg and more.

Carl Simmons

Musician Carl Simmons recorded the album Honeysuckle Tendrals 11 years ago, and it has just been released by Sacred Bones Records. From the Sacred Bones website: “Think Peter Grudzien reading mother goose, The Cheshire Cat conducting the Langley School Music Project, or Bob Dylan singing unknown lullabies with a head full of helium.”

Carl simmons – Kaspar Hauser by phonedin

Read the interview and hear some songs here.