Poetry at the Library on April 26, 2012 is happy to present Andrea Serrano from Albuquerque, NM.
Albuquerque native Andrea J. Serrano has been writing and performing poetry since 1994. Andrea has been published in various publications including Cantos al Sexto Sol: An Anthology of Aztlanahuac Writings(Rodriguez/Gonzales) and the forthcoming ¡Ban This! A Broken Sword Publication Anthology of Xican@ Writing. Andrea is the youngest of six daughters and credits her family, her ties to land, language and culture and the experience of growing up Chicana in Albuquerque with influencing her writing. Andrea is a member of the band Cultura Fuerte, and is the creator and host of Speak, Poet: Voz, Palabra y Sonido, a monthly poetry venue. Her book, My Ranchera Hips Can’t Dance Salsa and Other Poems will be published in November, 2012.