A. D. Winans
Perfectbound paperback, ISBN: 978-0-9772524-5-9, 132 pgs., $18.00
71 poems selected by the author, at the age of 70. Winans work has an elegant simplicity & clarity. His poems are heartfelt expressions of a wise observer, powerfully honest & uncompromised by literary fashion.
“The poems in this book are succinct and each line pulls you into the next and it is a pleasure to read for the drama and the descriptive use of the language.” -Kirby Congdon, Small Press Review
“Ultimately, what all these poems share, is an abiding respect, empathy for the underdog, the put upon, the disenfranchised and the forgotten-by-society.” -Alan Catlin, The Pedestal Magazine
“A.D. Winans is an internationally acknowledged word-slinger of the first order and this new collection “The Other Side Of Broadway” proves that statement.” -Rattlesnake Review
“As a poet, A.D. Winans is one of the best writing in the U.S. today. His work is powerful, human, humane and deals with primary issues.” -Hugh Fox
“Here is a word-slinger, A.D. Winans, a poet of clarity, an artful man who makes it all seem easy. He remains a captive within his home port, San Francisco, a voice nailed onto the soil of his native land, writing as he speaks.” -Neeli Cherkovski