Nina is a poet, writer, and storyteller. She also conducts workshops in schools and community center. She recently completed an 18 segment telenovela « Grand Cafe » for a non-profit about immigrant women setting up their own small businesses. In 2006, Serrano wrote the introduction to the Alameda theme poems anthology and her poem was published in Words upon water, a poetry anthology about the New Orleans disaster published by Juke Box Press. She hosts regular community and literature programs on KPFA-fm.