Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Dream and the Dreamers

Women in Resistance, Part 2, The Dreamers My youthful college experiences in Wisconsin were inspired by the civil rights movement and my friendship with Jim and Anne McWilliams. Then in 1961, I moved to San Francisco where I lept into … Continue reading

Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream”

Women in Resistance, Part 1, by Nina Serrano, author of Nicaragua Way Today, as a woman writer, I look back on my civil rights movement activism and understand its role so many decades later in creating my first novel, Nicaragua Way, … Continue reading

Nicaragua Way’s Protagonist: Lorna Almendros

Nina Serrano on Lorna Almendros, the protagonist of Nicaragua Way, a Novel. Nina Serrano describes how the Sandinista movement impacted her protagonist, Lorna Almendros: “Lorna remembers the songs and the portrait of Sandino that her grandfather had showed her and … Continue reading

Nina Serrano YouTube Channel

Author, Poet, Film Maker, Radio Host/Producer The Nina Serrano YouTube Channel features inspirational videos of her poetry performances, her interviews on theater and culture, and her life in the arts. The channel also offers interviews about her book Nicaragua Way, a romance … Continue reading

Invitation to NICARAGUA WAY Book Launch Party

Bright Moments in Hard Times NICARAGUA WAY Book Launch Party is happening. Come and celebrate. You are invited to Book Passages Bookstore by the Sausalito ferry landing in Sausalito, CA, Saturday, April 8 at 4 pm. Book reading and book signing. My … Continue reading

Another World Is Possible

On Writing Nicaragua Way 5: In this fifth video of a five part series, I discuss the basic premises behind Nicaragua Way and the sources of inspiration that brought me to write a Latino social justice historical novel. It is a story about the … Continue reading

From Memories to Fiction

On Writing Nicaragua Way 4 Welcome to the series of short (around two minutes each) videos about writing Nicaragua Way. In this five part video series Nina Serrano reflects on the sources of inspiration that brought her to write a Latino historical novel. … Continue reading

Globalized Connections

On Writing Nicaragua Way 3 Welcome to my series of videos about writing Nicaragua Way. In this five part video series I reflect on the sources of inspiration that brought me to write a Latino historical novel. In this third video of … Continue reading

A Nation of Immigrants

On Writing Nicaragua Way 2 Welcome to my series of videos about writing Nicaragua Way. In this five part video series I reflect on the sources of inspiration that brought me to write a Latino historical novel.  In this second video … Continue reading

Sandinista Memories

On Writing Nicaragua Way 1 by Nina Serrano Welcome to my series of videos about Sandinista Memories in the writing of Nicaragua Way. In this five part video series I reflect on the sources of inspiration that brought me to write a … Continue reading