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

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

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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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

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

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Featuring Dena and Becky Taylor

Tell Me the Number Before Infinity by Dena and Becky Taylor Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano welcomes the mother and daughter writing duo Dena and Becky Taylor to our show. Their book Tell Me The Number Before Infinity gives us … Continue reading