DJ Hill’s debut collection of poetry and collage, Homespun Mercies, won the NYC Big Book, IBPA Benjamin Franklin and CIPA EVVY gold medal, was a silver medalist in the Nautilus and IPPY Book Awards, and the cover art Release was named Spirit of the Suffragists at the opening ceremony of VOTE: A Centennial Celebration at the Loveland Museum in Loveland, Colorado.
DJ holds a BFA in creative writing from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She writes, creates, and leads writing workshops from her home in Santa Fe.
NEWS & EVENTS:
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.
2022 Independent Press Awards
DJ’s first audiobook, Homespun Mercies, was named Distinguished Favorite in the 2022 Independent Press Awards! Many thanks to producer Dave Taylor of Cool Brick Studios in Carbondale, Colorado.