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

Nina Serrano and Paul Richards on Heart Strong

Valerie Haynes Perry Interview: Heart Strong 2014 PEN Award This interview aired on KPFA 94.1 fm program Open Book/Poet to Poet of November 5, 2014 about Nina’s book, Heart Strong, Selected Poems 2000-2012, winner of the 2014 PEN Award, the Josephine Miles … Continue reading

Nina Serrano Tribute to Ralph Maradiaga

Nina at Lunada Literary Lounge On October 8, 2014 Nina Serrano participated in the Lunada Literary Lounge at the Galería de la Raza in San Francisco. She talked about Ralph Maradiaga and read her poem to him “Blessed Be” from … Continue reading

Heart Suite Now on Google Play, Kobo Books and Barnes and Noble, iTunes

Heart Suite eBook Availability Expands to Google Play, Kobo Books and Barnes and Noble Until now, Nina Serrano’s trilogy of poetry books, Heart Suite, has only been available on Amazon’s Kindle Books. Now Estuary Press has expanded the availability of … Continue reading

Drama: A Life in the Theatre

Drama: A Life in the Theatre Drama for me began with my childhood love of performing on stage. As a young adult I taught creative dramatics in schools and community centers. I incorporated theatre into my social and cultural activism. … Continue reading

Chicken Made of Rags

The Chicken Made of Rags Hear songs from Chicken Made of Rags! Click on the link and scroll down. From the CD jacket:  The story of The Chicken Made of Rags is a family story that has traversed several generations. My grandmother Nina Serrano and … Continue reading

About Estuary Press

Estuary Press Features the Work of Nina Serrano, Harvey Richards, and Paul Richards Estuary Press offers the works of Nina Serrano including her publications and her web site. Her romance historical novel, written at age 82, Nicaragua Way, is available through Estuary Press. Her poetry … 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

Heart’s Journey, Poetry by Nina Serrano on Sale at Amazon.com

Sale on Heart’s Journey, Poetry by Nina Serrano on Amazon.com What a surprise! I looked on Amazon to read Ariana Vigil’s fabulous and thoughtful review of my poetry in Heart’s Journey and saw the book is on sale right now. … Continue reading

World Poetry Movement: Leap Forward

Poetry Reading for Action on Leap Year, 2012 When San Francisco poets responded to the “World Poetry Movement Call” to “Leap Forward” with a reading at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, I participated in the event and reported … Continue reading