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

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

Five Poems About The Nature of Love

Nina Serrano’s Poems from Heart Strong These poems just had to be recorded. They investigate life’s most important theme: love.  As a child I was told that “God is Love” and that seems to have stuck in my psyche.  This selection … 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

Poems in Balmy Alley

Five Upbeat Poems in the Alley Here is the Poems in Balmy Alley short poem video, with five poems together. Videoing the poems among the Balmy Alley murals lets us see what treasures the artists have created there. Each time I see … Continue reading

Poems in the Redwoods

Short Poem Video Series: Nature and Spirit Creating POEMS IN THE REDWOODS was a great galumphing romp in the beautiful Otis R. Johnson Park in Fort Bragg, California. We were greeted with wild bird sounds even in the parking lot. Entering this redwood … Continue reading


Radio for the Community Step aside mainstream media. Make room for radio programs that tell the truth, and bring you fresh ideas and poetry not bought, sold and regurgitated on the air waves. Hear about literary innovators: Lawrence Furlingetti, Gertrude … Continue reading

2 Poems Celebrating International Women’s Month, March, 2014

“Women I Know” and “I Am So Visible” by Nina Serrano   Women I Know and I Am So Visible from Nina Serrano. THE STORY BEHIND “I AM SO VISIBLE” Performing my poems celebrating International Women’s Month with Sascha Jacobsen’s … Continue reading

Nina Serrano Short Poem Video: Traces of Love

A Love Poem for You: Traces of Love Traces of Love from Paul Richards on Vimeo. Traces of Love from Nina Serrano on Vimeo. “Traces of Love” is an offering in my new Short Poem Video Series. The poem is published … Continue reading

Nina Serrano Short Poem Video: Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud

A Valentine Short Poem Video to Share Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud from Nina Serrano on Vimeo. “Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud” is the first offering in my new Short Poem Video Series. Over the decades … Continue reading