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

Interviewing Fabulous Writers and Poets Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano is a new series featuring fabulous writers and poets reading from their own works in conversation with me. Produced by Estuary Press, the series will appear on my Youtube channel and … Continue reading

Nina Serrano Interviews Genea Brice on Literary Dialogs

Vallejo’s First Poet Laureate has A Way with Words Genea Brice the first poet laureate of Vallejo CA successfully campaigned for 3 years to initiate a poet laureate program in her hometown. Vallejo is a diverse working-class waterfront city on the shores … Continue reading

Ben Linder, juggling for peace

A Song for Ben Linder U.S. Volunteer killed by the Contras while working to electrify El CUA by Nina Serrano From Heart’s Journey, Selected Poems 1970-1999 Ben Ben You turned on the light The town shining so bright for the … Continue reading

Dreaming

Poem Video from my Dreams Nina Serrano recites her poem “Dreaming” from “Heart’s Journey, Selected Poems, 1980-1999“. Heart’s Journey is the second book of poems in the trilogy Heart Suite and includes 89 poems and 54 drawings from the author’s notebooks of 1980 to 1999.  It … Continue reading

Women’s March Shows the Way

Women’s March Oakland, CA, January 21, 2017 “The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States marked commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President …. An estimated 160,000 people attended the public ceremony held on Friday, January 20, 2017…. Along with … Continue reading

Tahui! A Poem for Francisco X. Alarcon

By Nina Serrano, inspired by Francisco’s dedication to poetry I wrote this poem when I heard that Francisco X. Alarcon was being considered for future state Poet Laureate of California. I haven’t been writing as many poems or blog posts … Continue reading

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

“Let’s Shoot the Night!” Roque Dalton Film by Tina Leisch

I Love “Let’s Shoot the Night!” Don’t Miss It. Innovative Austrian documentary filmmaker, Tina Leisch (photo, right) just finished a movie about Roque Dalton called “Let’s Shoot the Night!” which is currently in the film festival circuit. She discovered the poetry of … Continue reading

Poetry Anthologies Containing Nina Serrano’s Poetry

My poetry has been included in many poetry anthologies over the years.   The Big Questions, poems by Nina Serrano and Adrian Arias, limited edition. Anthologies and journals containing poems and/or translations by Nina:  2012. Turning a Train of Thought Upside Down, ed. … Continue reading