DJ Hill is a poet and mixed media artist. Her work has appeared in Maple Grove, Route 66, Southwest Metro, St. Croix Valley, St. Louis Park, and White Bear Lake Magazines; The Atrium, Daily Sentinel, Red Bird Chapbooks Weekly Read, and The Rumpus; the anthologies A View from Here: Poetry to Help You Soar, Worcestershire Poet Laureate Remembrance Anthology, and JOMP21’s Dear Mr. President. Her poem “Harry” appears in the first edition of Gone Dogs.
Her collage and mixed media art have been included in exhibits at the R2 Gallery, Red Brick Center for the Arts, and Loveland Museum where it was awarded the ‘Spirit of the Suffragists’ prize at Women and the Vote: A Centennial Celebration.
DJ lives and creates in Carbondale, Colorado. Homespun Mercies, her first collection of poetry, won the 2019 CIPA EVVY Award in Poetry, was a finalist in the 2019 International Book Awards, and recently named a finalist in the 2020 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards.
NEWS & EVENTS:
Book Event at The Strand
On February 10, 2020, Dart Frog Books hosted a reading at the historic Strand Bookstore in New York City. The evening included readings by three of Dart Frog’s Indie authors as well as a spirited Q & A. See a great video recap!
2020 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award
DJ is thrilled to announce her book Homespun Mercies was named a finalist in the 2020 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards! DJ’s book was one of 1,697 entries in fifty-five categories submitted to the award program. Follow the link to read more and see the finalists in each category: ibpabenjaminfranklinaward.com