Ancestors Stir the Pot, a poem

The search for roots and acceptance of death Fortunately, I had a chance to share this poem, Ancestors Stir the Pot, with my beloved brother, Philip Serrano, just before he died suddenly. I am left with the acceptance of death. … 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

The Mission Story Video

Reviewing the past reveals its relevance The Mission Story is about my arrival in the barrio in 1961 when I first began gathering impressions that became the setting for my historical novel, Nicaragua Way which is set in the Mission district of San Francisco … Continue reading

Nina Serrano Opens a Youtube channel

The Nina Serrano YouTube Video Channel The Nina Serrano YouTube video channel features inspirational videos of poetry performances, interviews on theater and culture, and her life in the arts. She is an award winning poet and film maker concerned with … Continue reading

Nicaragua Way Reviews

Nicaragua Way Reviews Here are Nicaragua Way reviews by readers of my book. Thank you all! By Sheila Jordan Fighting depression after the loss of an election sounds familiar to today’s landscape. Something similar frames the plot of Nina Serrano’s … Continue reading

Nina Serrano Reborn at 82

Writing Nicaragua Way: Inside the Resistance Reborn at 82 At age 82, I have published my first novel, a romance historical novel, Nicaragua Way. There is an old saying that “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became … Continue reading