The seventh in the Sensitive Skin magazine series of Zoom quarantine readings, featuring:
– Amy Ouzoonian (Phoenix, AZ) 3:12
– Amy Barone (NYC) 16:20
– John S. Hall (NYC) 31:35
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Amy Ouzoonian is the author of two books of poetry, Your Pill (foothills publishing) and Found in Phoenix (Fly by Night press) and has edited four anthologies of poetry, art and fiction. She edited issues 7, 8, 9, 10 and 13 of A Gathering of the Tribes magazine and recently finished writing her first novel, Reckless Women. She lives with her daughter and two black cats in Phoenix, Arizona and occasionally teaches yoga and meditation.
Amy Barone’s latest poetry collection, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books, was released in 2018. She wrote chapbooks Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway (Foothills Publishing.) Barone’s poetry has appeared in Live Mag!, Local Knowledge, Paterson Literary Review, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK), among other publications. Barone spent five years in Milan as Italian correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community. From Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, she lives in New York City.
John S. Hall is a poet/spoken word artist, musician (if ukulele counts) and singer-songwriter. He has released numerous albums of varying quality and popularity, including nine albums with various incarnations of his band King Missile. He has appeared on Def Poetry Jam (HBO), The United States of Poetry (PBS) and Beavis and Butthead (MTV). He has performed in Europe, New Zealand, Canada, and all over the United States.
He is the author of a collection of poetry (Jesus Was Way Cool) and a self-help parody (Daily Negations), both on Soft Skull Press, and more recently, over 100 unpublished children’s stories. He served on the board of directors of the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church from 2005-2016 and was its president for three years.