DJ Hill is an award-winning poet, artist, and author. Her new collection of poetry, Of Ash & Fire, was recently released by Finishing Line Press.

Homespun Mercies, DJ’s debut collection of poetry, won the NYC Big Book, IBPA Benjamin Franklin, and CIPA EVVY Awards in Poetry, Art Winner in the Eric Hoffer Awards, and silver medalist in the Nautilus and IPPY Awards. The cover art (created by DJ), received the Spirit of the Suffragists Prize during the national exhibition VOTE: A Centennial Celebration at the Loveland Museum in Loveland, CO.

Her first children’s book, Who’s That I Hear?, launched in April 2021 and named NYC Big Book Award Winner in Pre-K Children’s Picture Books and Finalist in two categories of the 2021 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards.

DJ lives and creates in Santa Fe, New Mexico with her husband Bob, Australian Labradoodle Hazel Grace, and a hillside of unruly coyotes.


"Meet DJ Hill - Author, Artist, Poet, Photographer"

DJ recently spoke with Jon Clark, editorial staff of Shoutout Arizona, about the risks and rewards of life as an artist in 2022.

Read the article on shoutoutarizona.com

Of Ash & Fire

DJ is honored to announce the unveiling of her new chapbook, Of Ash & Fire, from Finishing Line Press. The first drafts were crafted in September 2020 during the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project. Many thanks to Finishing Line Press for publishing the collection, editor Jenniey Tallman, Twin Cities artist Susan Solomon, web designer Christine Rousu of So It Goes Design, and fellow 30/30 poets.

Purchase at Finishing Line Press


Of Ash & Fire is now available from Finishing Line Press. DJ’s debut collection of poetry, Homespun Mercies, is available for sale on the Books by DJ Hill page.

Download Homespun Mercies, read by DJ Hill on Audible.com

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