World Out of Order by Joe Serrano

Forthcoming Book of 60 Cartoons Because the World Needs a Good Laugh I am proud to announce that Estuary Press will publish “World Out of Order” by my late father, Joe Serrano (1912 – 1987). My poem, “Father’s Day 2020,” … Continue reading

Renaming Peralta Hacienda Historic Park

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Featuring Holly Alonso and Diane Wang Renaming Peralta Hacienda Historic Park This edition of Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano focuses on the nationwide rethinking of our colonizing and racist history. Oakland’s Peralta Hacienda Historical Park … Continue reading

Tony Aldarondo, A Soulful and Sensational Poet

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano featuring Tony Aldarondo Tony Aldarondo is someone new and exciting to hit the poetry scene! Well, new to me. He’d been around for more than a decade but with time out for life’s setbacks that … Continue reading

Black Lives Matter in the Revolution of the Heart

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano featuring Rafael Jesús González Rafael reads two poems, each in English and Spanish: Wake Up U.S. America!/¡Despierta EE.UU. América! and The Moon Masks Herself/La luna se enmascara, followed by the poets conversation about Black Lives … Continue reading

Pandemic Poems by Nina Serrano

Pandemic Poems These six Pandemic Poems are some I have written while sheltering in place. As an 85 year old poet, I have taken the health warnings to heart because the Covid 19 virus offers a very lonely painful death … Continue reading

Johanna Ely Reading from “Postcards from a Dream”

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano featuring Johanna Ely Johanna Ely reads from her new book of poems “Postcards from a Dream” on the Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano series in a wide ranging interview about her poetry. In this time … Continue reading

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano featuring Judith S. Offer

The Grating of America: Poems for a Democracy Ground Down by Judith S. Offer The new book of poems, “The Grating of America: Poems for a Democracy Ground Down” by Judith S. Offer includes editorial cartoons by Nick Anderson as … Continue reading

Advent of Winter Solstice by Nina Serrano

Advent of Winter Solstice A Winter Solstice Poem for You Advent of the Winter Solstice By Nina Serrano My Dear, What shall we do through the longest night when the moon and the star remain in sight and dawn hovers … Continue reading

Explore Nina Serrano

Poetry Heart Suite Trilogy Heart Songs, Heart’s Journey, Heart Strong Poetry Videos Women I Know and I Am So Visible, The Mission Story, Five Poems About the Nature of Love, Poems in the Redwoods, Poems in Balmy Alley, Dreaming, Traces … Continue reading

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Celebrates Diane di Prima

Litany for Kathy Acker Silverado Trio at Bird and Beckett Bookstore Litany by Diane di Prima brought us together. QR Hand, Jr. first presented the idea of forming a poetry trio to Thomas Stanton (Benicia’s Poet Laureate) and me after … Continue reading