Michael A. Gonzales

Going to daddy's gaudy Harlem apartment every other weekend was one of the highlights of my childhood. Living in the heart of the hood, he worked as a full-time barber and part time hustler. A sawed off Puerto Rican who stoo...

B. Kold

Sensitive Skin features art, writing and music without rules or boundaries by both famous and emerging artists, writers, and musicians from around the globe. Sensitive Skin began as a print venture from New York’s...

The Editors

Presenting Sensitive Skin 12, published April 2015, a special issue dedicated to poetry and art, in celebration of Poetry Month. Sensitive Skin 12 features 30 poems (one for every day in April) by John S. Hall, Bonny ...

B. Kold

Sensitive Skin 4, published November, 2010, includes: A hilarious Xmas short story by Darius James (Negrophobia, That's Blaxploitation), "Froggy Chocolates." A novel excerpt by Stewart Home (69 Things to Do with a Dead...

Michael Gonzales

It was the fall of 1972 when I transferred to St. Catherine of Genoa in Washington Heights. On the first day of class a bugged wild boy named Tom Lowe, a short cat skin the color of a Hershey bar and a perfect Afro, served a...