Adrian Arias unpacks “Heart Strong”

Adrian Arias, poet, visual and performing artist was a judge for the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Awards 2014. Arias explains why he chose “Heart Strong, Selected poems 2000-2012 by Nina Serrano.” Adrian Arias writes: Why Nina? In her poem “I … Continue reading

PEN Oakland Acceptance Speech and Report

Video: Nina Serrano Accepts 2014 Josephine Miles Award Click here to see my PEN Oakland Acceptance Speech and my latest poem: “Black Lives Matter.” The PEN Oakland Award 2014 event left a deep impression on me. The very issues addressed … Continue reading