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

Johanna Ely on Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano

Johanna Ely

Sixth Poet Laureate of Benicia, California Johanna Ely is a strong lyrical force among the Benicia poets, hosting readings and publishing two books, Transformation and Tides of the Heart. She became the sixth poet laureate of her beloved Benicia from 2016 to … Continue reading

Johanna Ely: I Am Tired of Waking Up to the Faces of Dead Children

Trailer for the 3rd Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano featuring Johanna Ely Full Interview Premiers Here on August 18, 2018 Johanna Ely, Benicia, California Poet Laureate emeritus (2016-2018), speaks out about the school shootings in her poem entitled I Am … Continue reading