• Regarding Your Application

    The email was both expected and unexpected. Subject: Regarding your application.“Thank you so much for your application to XXX. Unfortunately, we are not able to fund your application, but we want you to know that we are inspired by your commitment to your art and for the sacrifices you’re making to pursue it.”Are you harboring …

  • Update: Elegy for Our Home in Detroit

    I am overwhelmed with the response from people who have read “Elegy for Our Home in Detroit.’ Thank you for you many comments and kind words, it is very encouraging.  If you would like to ask me any questions about the story, please comment here, message me on Facebook (elisasinnett) or write me an email …

  • Soldado Hermano

    One of the Quakers at Meeting on Sunday told of a Liberian child soldier that he met that is now doing peacemaking in American schools. I started thinking of when I was volunteering at the Detroit Windsor Refugee Coalition, and one of the refugees couldn’t sleep and talked to me all night. I am not much …

  • Elegy for our Home: Detroit

    just published on Hipmamazine.com Elegy for our Home: Detroit I’m sorry if I seem a little scattered since the invasion of Detroit; I’ve lost a few things, and if you can find them, will you send them my way? Two peach trees, one pear tree, one plum tree, five rose bushes, one fairy door, one …