Nicaragua Way Reviews

Nicaragua Way Reviews Here are Nicaragua Way reviews by readers of my book. Thank you all! By Sheila Jordan Fighting depression after the loss of an election sounds familiar to today’s landscape. Something similar frames the plot of Nina Serrano’s … Continue reading

On Writing Nicaragua Way 2

A Nation of Immigrants by Nina Serrano Welcome to my series of short (around two minutes each) videos about writing Nicaragua Way. In this five part video series I reflect on the sources of inspiration that brought me to write a … Continue reading

On Writing Nicaragua Way 1

Sandinista Memories by Nina Serrano Welcome to my series of short (around two minutes each) videos about writing Nicaragua Way. In this five part video series I reflect on the sources of inspiration that brought me to write a Latino historical … Continue reading

A Winter Solstice Poem for You

Advent of the Winter Solstice By Nina Serrano My Dear, What shall we do through the longest night when the moon and the star remain in sight and dawn hovers in the wings waiting for its interminable cue? My Dear, we … Continue reading

The Mission Story

Reviewing the past reveals its relevance The Mission Story is about my arrival in the barrio in 1961 when I first began gathering impressions that became the setting for my historical novel, Nicaragua Way which is set in the Mission district of San Francisco … Continue reading

Nina Serrano, Author, opens a Youtube channel

The Nina Serrano YouTube Video Channel The Nina Serrano YouTube video channel features inspirational videos of poetry performances, interviews on theater and culture, and her life in the arts. She is an award winning poet and film maker concerned with … Continue reading

Nina Serrano, Reborn at 82

Writing Nicaragua Way: A Romance Historical Novel about Nicaragua and San Francisco 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 … Continue reading

The Play “The Story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg” is now available

The Script: From Writing Though Production We are republishing this blog post today (October 17, 2016) which originally was posted in 2013 when we first made the play available on the website. Recently, the CBS 60 Minutes program featured an interview with … Continue reading

Playwright’s Journey by Nina Serrano

How “The Story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg” Came to Be The “The Story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg” is a play I co-authored in 1976. My journey to creating the script began years before. In 1953, when I was an 18 … Continue reading

Latin History for Morons, A Review by Nina Serrano

Laughing through Tears on La Raza Chronicles, KPFA fm. Click here to listen to Nina Serrano’s Review It was an exciting premiere- an opening night at a local theater, The Berkeley Rep, featuring a Hollywood star, John Leguizamo in a solo … Continue reading