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whispers from hell  by a. d. winans. Order your copy: Bottle of Smoke Press (BOS). Bill Roberts, Bottle of Smoke Press, 902 Wilson Drive, Dover, DE 19904.



A.D. Winans was born in San Francisco, California on January 12, 1936, as Allan Davis Winans, Jr. He graduated from San Francisco State College in 1962, with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. He served three years in Panama, in the military, and returned home in 1958 to become part of the beat movement flourishing in S. F.'s North Beach District. He enrolled in the post graduate creative writing program at S.F. State in 1962. Winans was friends with Bob Kaufman, Jack Micheline, Charles Bukowski, and other noted poets & writers.

A. D. Winans has published over 45 books of poetry and 3 prose works; his work has appeared in over 1,000 magazines. Additional updated information is available on A. D. Winans web site.




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