Award winning native San Francisco poet A.D. Winans and Oakland native poet and activist Nellie Wong will be reading from their works on September 16, 2014 at Adobe Bookstore.
A.D. Winans has been published internationally and translated into ten languages. He will be reading from his new book This Land Is Not My Land (NYQ Press) and from new poems.
He is the former editor and publisher of Second Coming Press and received a 2014 Kathy Acker poetry and publisher award. In 2006 he received a PEN National Josephine Miles award for excellence in literature. In 2009 he was presented a PEN Oakland Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nellie Wong was born in Oakland and has published four books of poetry. Her work has been translated into Chinese, Spanish and French. She traveled to China in the First U.S. Women’s Writer’s Tour with Tillie Olson, Alice Walker, and others. She is a well known activist, and has been honored by the San Francisco Women’s Foundation and University of California, Santa Barbara.
When: September 16, 2014
Where: Adobe Bookstore, 3130-24th Street (near Folsom), San Francisco 94103
Time: 7 PM