Devorah Major on Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano

This episode of Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano, features Devorah Major, the first African-American poet laureate of San Francisco who served from 2002-2006 as the city’s 3rd Poet Laureate.

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Love Thy Neighbor

Nina Serrano Poetry at Solano County Fair My Love Thy Neighbor poem at the Solano County Fair evolved from my experiences way back in 1945, when I was a ten year old New York City child and I saw the … Continue reading

Cops Kill Black Men

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Listen to my latest poem, Cops Kill Black Men, about Vallejo CA with an original soundtrack by Alameda composer Howard Harawitz. It is a regional story resounding globally. Vallejo CA is in need of a new police chief with a … Continue reading

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano featuring Thomas Stanton

Thomas Stanton and Nina Serrano

7th poet laureate of Benicia, California Thomas Stanton and Nina Serrano Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano featuring Thomas Stanton, recorded in February of 2019, is my 4th California poet laureate interview on Literary Dialogues. It was fun because Tom defies all … Continue reading

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Featuring Nina Serrano Poems

Presented at  the Alice Walker Event, Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart, Part 2 October 18, 2018, KPFA Benefit of Alice Walker reading at the First Congregational Church in Berkeley, California. Nina Serrano Poems forms Part Two of Literary … Continue reading

2 Poems Celebrating International Women’s Month, March, 2014

“Women I Know” and “I Am So Visible” by Nina Serrano   Women I Know and I Am So Visible from Nina Serrano. THE STORY BEHIND “I AM SO VISIBLE” Performing my poems from Heart Strong celebrating International Women’s Month … Continue reading

Beryl Landau and Anthony Holdsworth: An Art Review

Artists Reception at Alley Cat Books, March 23, 2019 Not since Frida and Diego have I seen a painting artist couple whose works are such hallmarks of their time and such a deep pleasure to view. The current joint exhibit … Continue reading

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Featuring Alice Walker

Reading from “Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart” KPFA.org Benefit October 18, 2018 I am honored to present Alice Walker’s KPFA benefit reading held at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley for Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano in a … Continue reading

Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream”

Women in Resistance, Part 1, by Nina Serrano, author of Nicaragua Way Today, as a woman writer, I look back on my civil rights movement activism and understand its role so many decades later in creating my first novel, Nicaragua Way, … Continue reading

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Featuring Judy Wells

Nina Serrano and Judy Wells Discuss Dear Phebe

Dear Phebe, The Dickinson Sisters Go West Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano interviews Judy Wells about her new book, “Dear Phebe, The Dickinson Sisters Go West,” published by Sugartown Publishing. Judy Wells reads from her new exciting poetic work including … Continue reading