My Life in Radio

Fifty Years of Radio for the Community My radio work began in 1961 when during my first morning in California, I heard KPFA-FM, 94.1 Free Speech Radio (Pacifica Network) and immediately began producing drama and literature, children’s and public affairs programs. I … Continue reading

How Cuba Leads the World in Permaculture: Part 2

The 11th International Permaculture Convergence and the Antonio Nuñez Jimenez Foundation for Nature and Humanity in Cuba, 2013 Nina Serrano Interviews Roberto Perez about Permaculture in Cuba, Part 2 Roberto Perez reviewed in Part 1 of this two part interview … Continue reading

Menopause and the Juicy Red Bloody Mess

Menopause: Red Flower of the Last Blood, a Poem by Nina Serrano Today’s women’s movement brings menopause and menstruation into the global conversation about life, health and sexuality.  This poem describes the experience from the inside from my personal female … Continue reading

Afro-Cuban poet, Nancy Morejon

Afro-Cuban Poet Nancy Morejon Reads and Discusses Her Poetry Afro-Cuban poet Nancy Morejon and poet-translator Kathleen Weaver in bilingual conversation with poet and radio host Nina Serrano. Nancy also reads her poems in Spanish and Kathleen reads the English translations. … Continue reading

Nina Serrano features “Married at Fourteen” by Lucille Lang Day on KPFA

 Lucy Lang Day  Prize Winning Memoir Lucille Lang Day will be reading excerpts from her new prize winning memoir “Married at Fourteen”  published by Heyday Books and discussing her work with poet, and KPFA radio host/producer Nina Serrano this Friday … Continue reading

“House Under Water” to air on KPFA Friday, April 5th at 3pm

Listen to master storyteller, Jeanne Haynes, tell her personal tale about her heroic struggles with bankers trying to foreclose her East Oakland home. KPFA 94.1 fm on Friday, April 5th at 3pm on OPEN BOOK, The Poet to Poet series. … Continue reading

Approaching International Women’s Day 2013

Opening the Borders of Education Nina Serrano interviews Mamacoatl on La Raza Chronicles/KPFA discussing her mind opening feminist cosmology, theories, poems, songs, and upcoming healing workshops. You will also hear about the cutting edge educational work emanating from Oakland’s historic … Continue reading

Open Book: Poems from Heart’s Journey

Please Tune in Friday, March 1st at 3pm to OPEN BOOK or online at your leisure <>. I will be reading poems from my new book, “Heart’s Journey” with live commentary by the insightful Jack Foley. We will be offering … Continue reading