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A.D. Winans is an award winning San Francisco poet and writer.  He is the author of sixty-five books and chapbooks of poetry and prose.   His poetry, fiction, articles and reviews have appeared in over 2000 literary journals, newspapers and anthologies, including the San Francisco Chronicle, City Lights Journal, Beat Scene, Beatitude, the N.Y. Quarterly, Poetry Australia, and the Outlaw Bible of American Poetry.  From 1972 through 1989 he edited and published the acclaimed Second Coming Press whose archives are housed at Brown University.  He worked for the San Francisco Art Commission from 1975 through 1980, during which time he produced the 1980 Poets and Music Festival honoring the poet Josephine Miles and Blues Legend John Lee Hooker.  In 2002 a song poem of his was performed at New York’s Alice Tully Hall. In 2006 he was awarded a PEN National Josephine Miles Award for excellence in literature.  In 2009 PEN Oakland presented him with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  In 2015 he was the recipient of a Kathy Acker Award in poetry and publishing.

Inspired insanity, Tales of Crazy John by A.D. Winans is a page turning instant classic. A humorous, streetwise, stark raving joy cover-to-cover! Five out of four stars on the Richter scale.

- S.A.Griffin, Los Angeles


He’s back in all his glory; Poet A.D. Winans’ zany adventurer/ madman/ religious icon, Crazy John. With his derby hat and cowboy boots, still “dreaming the impossible,” Crazy John is once again in and out of jails, churches and even heads for Australia for awhile . The mad eyes of A.D. Winans’ memorable prankster poet can still light up the night with his flaming eyes and even manages to get himself nominated for sainthood. San Francisco’s beloved poet takes us for a wild ride in this book which includes both the first two chapbooks of Crazy John poems plus a brand new “final volume” of Crazy John’s adventures. Like the graffiti Crazy John loves, for a good time call Crazy John and A.D. Winans. Pure fun from a legendary poet. Enjoy.

- D.R. Wagner, Poet/musician/visual artist Locke, CA