Roberta Allen

THE DYING MAN The dying man just told the barmaid and two customers that he is dying. The two men stare at their drinks. The barmaid washes glasses so she doesn’t have to look at the dying man. “I’m so sorry,”...

Bernard Meisler

NYC poet and impresario Puma Perla in conversation with Bernard Meisler. photograph of Puma Perl by Len DeLessio I've never met Puma Perl in real life. That is, I don't recall having done so. But it seems as if we must...

Bernard Meisler

Paris-based painter David West in conversation with Bernard Meisler. Some new paintings by David West I met David West at the Pink Pony in NYC, back in 1994 or thereabouts. David was the "bartender" and I used to go th...

Bernard Meisler

NYC poet Eve Packer in conversation with Bernard Meisler. Eve Packer Great NYC poet Eve Packer and I spoke about the loss of our dear friend Steve Cannon, Jeffrey Epstein (Note: this was recorded in mid-July), her own ...

Mia Hansford

You ask me why I want to stop here but I didn’t say because that truck is dropping a load of steel through a graffitied plywood door and that’s the sound of a city turning corners. Didn’t say because this bench s...

Thaddeus Rutkowski

First published in Terminal! magazine, No. 14 (Philadelphia, ca. 1982) Conducted in Giorno’s home, in the building on the Bowery, Manhattan, where William S. Burroughs had his Bunker, by Thaddeus Rutkowski. TR: To an...

Bernard Meisler

Gerald Nicosia in conversation with Bernard Meisler. Gerald Nicosia An absolute must-listen for all fans of Jack Kerouac and the Beats. Gerry and I spoke about his role as an advisor to the film version of "On The Road...

Bernard Meisler

Sensitive Skin Books is proud to present THERE'S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO DIE, a noir/mystery/crime novel/comedy/satire of late-stage capitalism, as seen through the eyes of a real estate agent in Marin County, who accide...

Sergei Yesenin

Sensitive Skin is proud to present The Last Poet of the Village, a bilingual (Russian/English) edition of selected poems by the perhaps the greatest 20th-century Russian poet, Sergei Yesenin, translated by acclaimed Russian-...

Bernard Meisler

Anton Yakovlev in conversation with Bernard Meisler. Welcome to season 2 of the Sensitive Skin magazine podcast! We discuss Anton's growing up in Moscow, during the final years of the Soviet Union, his emigration to t...

The Editors

Sensitive Skin Books is proud to present our first writing anthology, Sensitive Skin Selected Writing: 2016-2018, Our (once print, now online only) magazine has been described as "The New Yorker on acid," and "almost under...

B. Kold

The great poet/performer John Giorno has left this earthly plane. Here's a piece we published by him way back in 1994, an excerpt from his book, You've Got To Burn To Shine. John Giorno The Movie of Andy Warhol's Sleep ...