Photos by A.D. Winans

A.D. Winans is a native San Francisco poet and writer.  He edited and published Second Coming for seventeen years.  He is the author of over fifty books and chapbooks of poetry and prose.  His work has been published internationally and translated into eight languages.  In  2002 a song poem of his was performed at Alice Tully Hall, NYC.  In 2006 PEN National awarded him a Josephine Miles Award for excellence in literature.  In 2009 he was presented with a PEN Oakland Lifetime Achievement Award.  Late this year or early next year, NYQ will publish a book of his political poems, spanning over fifty years.