We’ll be presenting a poem from Emily XYZ in issue 2. In the meantime, enjoy this piece, “Frank Sinatra,” from Emily and Myers Bartlett, performed at the Cornelia Street Cafe in New York City, November 14, 2008.
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Every back issue of Sensitive Skin is now available in a full-color, interactive PDF edition! Looks great on iPads or other tablets! For those who prefer print, you can get 'em at Amazon.
Craig Clevenger - Mercury
Melissa Febos - Somerville
Nick Zedd - Taylor Mead, RIP
John S. Hall - How They Fucked (In Three Parts)
E.A. Fow - The Cherub
Samoa Moriki - Coming of Age by Samoa
Rob Roberge - Money and the Getting of Money
Díre McCain - Fat Wallet
John S. Hall - John S. Hall at the Bowery Poetry Club
Ralph Carney - This is! Ralph Carney!
Marguerite Van Cook - Twenty-Four Islands
Chris Bava - Zona Norte – Photographs
Hal Hirshorn - Photographs
Sir Andre Bemler - Missing Foundation and Mike Taibbi’s "Cult of Rage"
J. Boyett - Hank the Vampire
Erika Schickel - Unsupervised: My Life as a Bad Girl
Rob Hardin - Words for My Mother’s Funeral
Drew Hubner - Road Kill
James Romberger - They
D. Scot Miller - Knot Frum Hear
Keshav Das - Barefoot in the Heart
Rebecca Weiner Tompkins - MAYDAY, MAYDAY
James Reich - We Are All Alice B. Toklas
Fred Frith & The Editors - Fred Frith – An Interview
New Monsters - Live at 55
Sensitive Skin’s inaugural release, recorded live at Studio 55 in Marin and featuring the compositions of saxophonist Dan Plonsey, produced by bass player Steve Horowitz, captures the magic of New Monsters’ vibrant live performance.
Backwards the Drowned Go Dreaming
a novel by
"Carl Watson . . . explodes the bleary-eyed myth of the American road."—Donald Breckenridge
Here they are, warts and all, available for the first time in over 15 years – scanned versions of the original print run of Peau Sensible/Sensitive Skin, from 1991 – 1994, in PDF format.
Jam-packed with downtown NYC superstars, writers, musicians and artists, including Richard Hell, Herbert Huncke, Richard Kern, Eileen Myles, Jack Micheline, Emily XYZ, Patrick McGrath, Taylor Mead and many, many more.
On the way to rehearsal, Amy thought she saw something flit away. An afterimage lingered in her eye, pink and faintly glowing, but she couldn’t make out what it was. She didn’t think about it again until the next day, when she was crossing the street on her way to work. Out of the corner… Read more »
In an alley on the fringes of the march, Glory stuffed toilet paper bits in her ears and got out of danger, whispering to the baby in her tummy, running deeper into the alley for safety. Text me, she’d said to the father of her child Smith and his friend Archibald melted into the crowds… Read more »
A retrospective of the street art of Banksy, from the UK to LA to the West Bank to NYC.
Contemporary classical. Barritone heaven.
Lyle let his engine rattle for a ten count before he killed the ignition and stepped out. The snuffed porch light and the blanket nailed across the apartment window served as warning that he had best signal his arrival