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Nicaragua’s Traditional Memory of Abundance Bilingual Post

April 17, 2017

Sandinistas Champion Nicaragüedad, Memoria tradicional de Nicaragua de la abundancia From the Forward by Anuar Murrar, Sandinista Veteran, to Estuary Press bilingual book Program of Economic Reactivation for the Benefit of the People, 1980 / Plan de reactivación económica en beneficio del Pueblo, 1980 (2017, Estuary Press). “In the early 1980s, […]

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Ancestors Stir the Pot, a poem

March 19, 2017

The search for roots and acceptance of death   Fortunately, I had a chance to share this poem, Ancestors Stir the Pot, with my beloved brother, Philip Serrano, just before he died suddenly. I am left with the acceptance of death. I mean; I  accept that it happens and even more […]

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Another World Is Possible

February 13, 2017

On Writing Nicaragua Way 5: In this fifth video, Another World Is Possible, of a five part series, I discuss the basic premises behind Nicaragua Way and the sources of inspiration that brought me to write a Latino social justice historical novel. It is a story about the struggle and the process to create a […]

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From Memories to Fiction

January 31, 2017

On Writing Nicaragua Way 4 From Memories to Fiction Welcome to the series of short videos about writing Nicaragua Way. In this five part video series Nina Serrano reflects on the sources of inspiration that brought her to write a Latino historical novel. In this fourth video of a five part series, she weaves the threads of […]

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Globalized Connections

January 3, 2017

On Writing Nicaragua Way 3 Welcome to my series of 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 novel. In this third video, Globalized Connections, of a five part series, I discuss the globalized connections […]

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A Nation of Immigrants

December 27, 2016

On Writing Nicaragua Way 2 Welcome to my series of 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 novel.  In this second video, A Nation of Immigrants, of a five part series, […]

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Sandinista Memories

December 23, 2016

On Writing Nicaragua Way 1 by Nina Serrano Welcome to my series of videos about Sandinista Memories in the writing of Nicaragua Way. In this five part video series I reflect on the sources of inspiration that brought me to write a Latino historical novel. In this first video, Sandinista Memories, I […]

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The Mission Story Video

December 13, 2016

Reviewing the past reveals its relevance The Mission Story 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 in the 1970s and […]

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Nina Serrano Reborn at 82

December 3, 2016

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 a butterfly.” I feel I am reborn at 82 as […]

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About Nina Serrano

January 1, 1970

About Nina Serrano Nina Serrano, born in 1934 in New York City in the middle of the great depression, learned that hard times are struggle times when people have to come together and help each other. She grew up in Latino and other immigrant communities with their deep personal and […]

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