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.

Continue reading

Love Thy Neighbor

Nina Serrano Poetry at Solano County Fair My Love Thy Neighbor poem at the Solano County Fair evolved from my experiences way back in 1945, when I was a ten year old New York City child and I saw the … 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

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

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Featuring Judy Wells

Nina Serrano and Judy Wells Discuss Dear Phebe

Dear Phebe, The Dickinson Sisters Go West Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano interviews Judy Wells about her new book, “Dear Phebe, The Dickinson Sisters Go West,” published by Sugartown Publishing. Judy Wells reads from her new exciting poetic work including … 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

Forty Years in the Making

Video interview with Nina Serrano and Paul Richards The Story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Julieta Kusnir interviews Nina Serrano and Paul Richards about the publication of their play The Story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg in book and ebook … Continue reading

The Story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Update

A Story That Will Not Die! “In short we did not get a fair trial and we were framed.”Julius Rosenberg Toronto Play and Book Announcement Every Autumn, they say the veil between the living and the dead becomes permeable. Ghosts … Continue reading

1960s Weather Underground Meets 1930’s Radical Union Organizer

100 Letters from My Father by Charlotte Marchant A Nina Serrano Production: a 1-hour KPFA-FM Special 100 Letters From My Father by Charlotte Marchant: A radical working-class family’s saga told through a dialog between a daughter in the 1960s Weather … 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