Peau Sensible 3

Peau Sensible #3 cover

Peau Sensible 3 – Spring 1992

By the time we got to issue 3, just a few months after the first, our original crew was growing by leaps and bounds! This issue is 2x bigger than number 1! We were growing faster than a dot-com startup! We shoulda had an IPO! (Though, if given a million dollars back then, we all would have been dead within a month).

Some of the notables that got on board with this issue include Emily Carter (Glory Goes and Gets Some), Marguerite Van Cook (Seven Miles Per Second), and poet, Nuyorican Poets Café coordinator and slam-master and future founder of the Bowery Poetry Club, Bob Holman. Plus most of the usual crew…

Writing by Jan Schmidt, Jean T. Eckhoff, Kim Connell, Emily Carter, Joe Semenovich, Michael Carter, Darius James, Marguerite Van Cook, Jennifer Blowdryer, John Farris, Steven Cannon, Patricia Winter, B. Kold, Norman Douglas, Jenny Seymour, Jeff Vorzimmer, Bob Holman.

Art by James Romberger, Andrea Neumann, Ulf Loven.

Spring 1992, 16 pages, 8.5″ x 11″, black and white, PDF format.

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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 Lower East Side in the 1990s, and published such literary luminaries as Richard Hell, Steve Cannon, Jack Micheline, Penny Arcade, John Farris, 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 since presented original work by such esteemed writers, artists and musicians as Samuel R. Delaney, John Lurie, Gary Indiana, Sharon Mesmer, Charles Gatewood, Gretchen Faust, Alex Katz, Peter Blauner, Hal Sirowitz, Arthur Nersesian, Maggie Estep, Fred Frith, Evelyn Bencicova, Thurston Moore, Iggy Pop, Winston Smith, Sue Rynski, Steve Dalachinsky, Marty Thau, Justine Frischmann, Craig Clevenger, Darius James, Stewart Home, Michael A. Gonzales, Drew Hubner, Jonathan Shaw, Melissa Febos, Stephen Lack, Max Blagg, Patricia Eakins, Díre McCain, Rob Roberge, Kurt Wolf, Erika Schickel, John S. Hall, Kevin Rafferty, Elliott Sharp, Mike Hudson, James Greer, Ruby Ray, William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg.