A. D. Winans Reads at Bistro 33 on November 3rd at 8 P.M.

Time:    Wednesday, November 3, 8pm – 11 pm.
Location:  Bistro 33
225 F Street
Davis, Ca

A.    D. Winans is a native San Francisco poet, writer and photographer, who has
been published worldwide, and translated into nine languages.  His work has appeared in over 1,500 literary journals and anthologies. He is the author of over fifty books of poetry and prose.

He was part of the Beat and post-Beat era where he became friends with Charles Bukowski, Jack Micheline, Bob Kaufman, and other distinguished poets.  From 1972 through 1989 he edited and published Second Coming Magazine and Press, which produced a large number of books and anthologies, among them the highly acclaimed California Bicentennial Poets Anthology.  From 1975 through 1980, he worked for the San Francisco Art Commission, Neighborhood Arts Program, during which time he organized the 1980 Poets and Music Festival, honoring the poet Josephine Miles and the blues musician John Lee Hooker.  A poem of his was set to music and performed at New York’s Tully Hall.  In 2006 he was awarded a PEN National Josephine Miles Award for excellence in literature, and in 2009 PEN Oakland presented Winans with a Lifetime Achievement Award.   In November 2010, BOS Press will publish a nearly 400-page collection of his poems.

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early at Bistro 33 to secure a seat, and to sign up for a spot on the Open Mic list

Who:  A. D. Winans
What: The Poetry Night Reading Series
When: Wednesday, November 3rd, 8pm.
Where: Bistro 33, at 226 F. Street
Contact: Andy Jones

3 Responses to “A. D. Winans Reads at Bistro 33 on November 3rd at 8 P.M.”


  2. thanks for this posting. wish i could be at the event. AD, you are an amazing human being! best, winnie

  3. I wish I could be there, too, A.D. You know you’re tops in my book.

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