Our new issue, Number 8, features a rare interview with William S. Burroughs, by Allen Ginsberg, from the early 90s, with previously unpublished photographs of Burroughs by Ruby Ray, as well as her photos from the original SF punk scene, including shots of X, The Dead Kennedys, and Sid Vicious.
We’re also proud to present writing by:
Plus music from:
And a comic from:
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With more from Ray Jicha, Su Byron, Jennifer Adams, David West, Les Bridges, Chris Bava, Jeff Spirer, Charlie Homo, Cédric Monot, Kym Ghee, Ted Barron and Marcin Owczarek.
A brief history
Sensitive Skin magazine began as a print venture from New York’s Lower East Side in the 1990s, and published such literary luminaries as Richard Hell, Jack Micheline, Penny Arcade, Eileen Myles, Lynne Tillman, Patrick McGrath, Bob Holman, Maggie Estep, Emily XYZ, Herbert Huncke and Joel Rose, with art by Andres Serrano, Ari Marcopolis, Andrew Castrucci and James Romberger, to name but a few….
Sensitive Skin was reborn in the summer of 2010, and has already presented work by such esteemed artists as Justine Frischmann (Elastica), Craig Clevenger (The Contortionist’s Handbook), Darius James (Negrophobia), Stewart Home (Pure Mania), Michael A. Gonzales (Vibe magazine regular), Drew Hubner (American By Blood), Jonathan Shaw (Narcissa), Melissa Febos (Whip Smart), Max Blagg (Bald Ego), Patricia Eakins (The Hungry Girls), Díre McCain (publisher, Paraphilia magazine), Rob Roberge (Working Backwards from the Worst Moment of My Life), Kurt Wolf (Pussy Galore), Erika Schickel (You’re Not the Boss of Me: Adventures of a Modern Mom), John S. Hall (King Missile), Kevin Rafferty (Atomic Café), and downtown NYC avant-garde music legend Elliott Sharp.