Nina Serrano’s media productions range from personal poetry performances, to stage plays, films, audio recordings and books. Clicking on the photos below will take you to these works.
About Nina Serrano: Nina is a well-known, international prize-winning inspirational author and poet. With a focus on Latino history and culture, she is also a playwright, filmmaker, KPFA talk show host, a former Alameda County Arts Commissioner, and a co-founder of the San Francisco Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. Oakland Magazine’s “best local poet” in 2010, she is a former director of the San Francisco Poetry in the Schools program and the Bay Area’s Storytellers in the Schools program. A Latina activist for social justice, women’s rights, and the arts, Nina Serrano at 82 remains vitally engaged in inspiring change and exploring her abundant creativity. For more information go to ninaserrano.com or contact her publisher at estuarypress.com. For more detailed information about Nina see About Nina on her website.
About Estuary Press: Estuary Press is the publisher of Nicaragua Way. It is also the home of the Harvey Richards Media Archive, a repository of photography and video documentaries of various social change and political movements during the 1960s and 1970s. Contact Paul Richards (510) 967 5577, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit estuarypress.com for more details.
MEDIA – For photos & interviews: Paul Richards (510) 967 5577; email@example.com
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 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 →
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 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 →
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 →
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 →
“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 →
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 →
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 →