what are telepoem booths? 


Telepoem Booth® Santa Fe: Collected Calls

Telepoem Booth Santa Fe: Collected Calls is a compilation of poetry that complements the public art piece Telepoem Booth® Santa Fe, an interactive phone booth that users can dial a number for free on the payphone to hear recordings of poets. Thirty Santa Fe telepoems are available to read in this book (and dial at any Networked Telepoem Booth). 

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visit a vintage phonebooth,

pick up a phone &


telepoem booth® exhibits


telepoem booth books 

-Vintage phone booths and kiosks with 800+ verses in the poetry directory. Dial-a-poem on a rotary or push-button phone. Access a constantly fresh supply of poetry from wi-fi enabled downloading system that allows updates from central switchboard for all Telepoem Booths in nation. 

- A multi-sensory community gift: visual, haptic and aural/multi-genre and multi-media. ADA accommodations for all versions provide poetry for all users, of all physical abilities. 

-Poetry, art and music pieces that engage participation and feature community poets. Performance vehicle for voices of many kinds. Co-created with community.


Telepoem Booth® Iowa

​at PACE - Pottawattamie Arts, Culture and Entertainment Center, 1228 S. Main St., Council Bluffs, IA

forthcoming Mar. 2020!

​Iowa poets, submit here! 

​​​​Telepoem Booth® MOXI 

at the MOXI Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation, 125 State St., Santa Barbara, CA

Nov. 2019-Jan. 2020


Submission Guidelines:

We accept poetry that is well-written, easy to listen to and represents the Telepoem Booth communities. We do not take violent or hate-filled pieces.