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.
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. DJ lives and creates in Colorado.
NEWS & EVENTS:
BPA Benjamin Franklin Award Gold Winners
The in-person award ceremony had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 health crisis and moved to the 4-night “Shelter-In-Place” IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Ceremony Viewing Parties online. During the May 7 virtual awards, the IBPA announced the results of the Poetry category.