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

Chicken Made of Rags Book by Nina Serrano

Chicken Made of Rags: From Oral Tradition to Theater The Chicken Made of Rags has been a family favorite children’s story and musical play for generations. The publication of the script in book form now makes it available for schools … Continue reading

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Featuring QR Hand, Jr

Reading from whose really blues and other works In my interview with friend and fellow poet QR Hand Jr., he discusses his family, publications, and shares his poems recited in his one and only style. Once you have heard his … Continue reading

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