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

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

Poetry Reading, 100 Thousand Poets for Change 9/27/14

San Francisco, Universalist Unitarian Church, Franklin & Geary, 6:30 PM I am excited to be participating with the San Francisco Revolutionary Poets Brigade in the 100 Thousand Poets for Change event September 27, 2014 [everywhere in the world].  We will … Continue reading

A Life in Poetry

Writing Poetry Started in 1968 I began writing poetry in 1968 at age 36, when I wrote a video drama with Roque Dalton for Cuban TV. Dalton was an exiled Salvadoran writer living in Havana. My concern for his safety … Continue reading

Nina Serrano Interviews Poet Laureate devorah major-KPFA-fm

devorah major Reads Her Poetry and Discusses Her Work devorah major Poet Laureate, uses the lower case for her name, but makes a powerful impact with her poetry. Born and raised in California, devorah major served as San Francisco Poet Laureate 2002 through … Continue reading

Dance and Poetry: Dance Generators and Nina Serrano in Free Concert

Dance and Poetry Combine Dance and poetry combine in a free dance concert by Dance Generators entitled “Time Signature of Water” featuring Nina Serrano’s poem, To Die of Joy in the River, (printed below). The performance is at the University of San Francisco Studio … Continue reading

Vday love poems: here

Send a love poem to a loved one from this brand new limited edition of love poems “Wild Animal” by Adrian Arias. They are wonderful. I know because I translated them. You can hear him read the translations tonight with … Continue reading

La Raza Chronicles: Focus on Artivists- We are watching! Somos Atentos!

Tonight on La Raza Chronicles ( KPFA-fm/94.1 fm) at 7pm Pacific Coast time, we will highlighting the extraordinary work of some of our community artivists. Julieta Kusnir interviews Favianna Rodriguez whose visual art is carried at rallies, demos and marches across the country … Continue reading