Nina Serrano Interviews Genea Brice on Literary Dialogs

Vallejo’s First Poet Laureate has A Way with Words Genea Brice the first poet laureate of Vallejo CA successfully campaigned for 3 years to initiate a poet laureate program in her hometown. Vallejo is a diverse working-class waterfront city on the shores … Continue reading

Arturo Mantecón on Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano

Translator of “Poetry Comes Out of My Mouth” by Mario Santiago Papasquiaro Welcome to “Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano,” the Estuary Press video series. In each episode I dialog with a favorite author and/or translator reading from their own writings. … Continue reading

Universal Earth Justice Peace Flag and Button

Nina Serrano Interviews Rafael Jesús González Poet Laureate of Berkeley, California creates a symbol for the Grand Vision to Unite Us All: A whole earth (entire, healthy, integral) capable of supporting all life. I had the pleasure of interviewing Rafael Jesús … Continue reading

Vanessa Quesada – Run for Peace and Dignity

She Ran from Alaska to Argentina Nina Serrano interview from La Raza Chronicles/KPFA Vanessa Quesada – Run for Peace and Dignity – is an Indigenous Chicana who participates in the San Antonio Peace and Dignity Journey, the Esperanza Peace and … Continue reading

Reflexiones sobre la película – ¡Qué hacer!

Por Nina Serrano, codirector de la película Como uno de los tres directores de la película “Qué Hacer/What is to be Done”, filmada en 1970 en Chile y comercializada en 1973, volví a ver la película en 2018, solo dos años … Continue reading

Reflections on Que Hacer, 48 Years Later

By Nina Serrano, Co-Director of Que Hacer/What Is to Be Done (1973) Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018 Reflections On Que Hacer As one of the three directors of the film “Que Hacer/What Is To Be Done” shot in 1970 in … Continue reading

An International Woman’s Day Tribute to Nina Serrano

2018 International Women’s Day Chile Lindo is presenting an International Woman’s Day Tribute to Nina Serrano with a film screening of “What Is To Be Done?/Que Hacer?” There will be a question and answer session with Nina Serrano, empanadas and wine … Continue reading

Maps Lie / Mienten los Mapas, a poem by Rafael Jesús González

Interviewed by Nina Serrano, La Raza Chronicles. Here we are two octogenarians in love with poetry, featuring Maps Lie / Mienten los Mapas, a poem by Rafael Jesús González. Rafael’s words in Spanish and English were never more timely. Rafael Jesús González … Continue reading

Ben Linder, juggling for peace

A Song for Ben Linder U.S. Volunteer killed by the Contras while working to electrify El CUA by Nina Serrano From Heart’s Journey, Selected Poems 1970-1999 Ben Ben You turned on the light The town shining so bright for the … Continue reading

Latin American Influences in San Francisco Theatre

Embracing Community Arts Believe it or not, in the 1970s public media like KQED-TV was federally mandated to give public access to community groups. Seeing artist Jane Norling’s flyer for my bilingual acting workshops  from the 1970’s evoked my memories … Continue reading