NYQ Books™ Announces the Publication of On My Way to Becoming a Man by A. D. Winans
NYQ Books™ is proud to announce the publication of On My Way to Becoming a Man by A. D. Winans.
On My Way to Becoming a Man vividly takes the reader on a journey from boyhood innocence to adulthood.
Winans speaks the power of truth as he takes us down a long road of political
narrative, beginning with his boarding of a troop train, heading for boot
camp, to the jungles of Panama, through the political turmoil of Vietnam and
As in life, the poems are filled with both pain and beauty. They possess an elegant simplicity and clarity, conveyed with heartfelt expressions of a wise observer.
You might not always like or agree with what the poet has to say, but there is
no denying the poems are presented in a powerful, honest, and uncompromising
A.D. Winans is an award-winning poet and a member of PEN. He is the author of over sixty books of poetry and prose. He edited and published Second Coming for seventeen years. His archives are stored at Brown University. He worked for the San Francisco Arts Commission for five years as an editor and writer. His work has been published internationally in over 1,500 literary journals and anthologies.
In 2002 a poem of his was set to music and performed at Alice Tully Music Hall. The New England Conservatory of Music accepted several of his poems to be set to music and performed at a later date. In 2006 he won a PEN Josephine Miles award for excellence in literature and in 2009 PEN Oakland presented him with a Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2014 he received a Kathy Acker award in both poetry and publishing.
He has served on the Board of Directors of several literary and art organizations, and is currently an advisory board member for the proposed San Francisco International Poetry Library.
NYQ Books was established in 2009 as an imprint of The New York Quarterly Foundation, Inc. Its mission is to augment the New York Quarterly poetry magazine by providing an additional venue for poets who are already published in the magazine.
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Publication Information: 5½ x 8½ in.; 116 Pages; ISBN: 978-1-935520-25-2
Library of Congress Control Number: 2014934950.
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Suggested Retail: 14.95 USD; 15.95 CAN; 8.95 GBR; 10.50 EUR; 13.95 AUS
Availability: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Powell’s, Small Press Distribution.
To the Trade: Ingram Distribution, SPD