Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Celebrates Diane di Prima

Litany for Kathy Acker Silverado Trio at Bird and Beckett Bookstore Litany by Diane di Prima brought us together. QR Hand, Jr. first presented the idea of forming a poetry trio to Thomas Stanton (Benicia’s Poet Laureate) and me after … Continue reading

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Featuring QR Hand, Jr

Reading from whose really blues and other works In my interview with friend and fellow poet QR Hand Jr., he discusses his family, publications, and shares his poems recited in his one and only style. Once you have heard his … 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 Thomas Stanton

Thomas Stanton and Nina Serrano

7th poet laureate of Benicia, California Thomas Stanton and Nina Serrano Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano featuring Thomas Stanton, recorded in February of 2019, is my 4th California poet laureate interview on Literary Dialogues. It was fun because Tom defies all … Continue reading

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano Featuring Nina Serrano Poems

Presented at  the Alice Walker Event, Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart, Part 2 October 18, 2018, KPFA Benefit of Alice Walker reading at the First Congregational Church in Berkeley, California. Nina Serrano Poems forms Part Two of Literary … 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

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