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.



Tupelo Press Reading

Poetry is the only history we have of the human heart. —Billy Collins

DJ is thrilled to be one of 30 poets participating in the Tupelo Press 30/30 Alumni Reading on Friday, April 30 from 7-9 pm ET via Zoom. Kirsten Miles, National Director of the 30/30 Project, will host. Each poet will read one poem with a comment about their participation. Celebrate the final day of National Poetry Month 2021 and join us!  Zoom Link


What inspires your work the most?

As one of fifty artists featured in the 42nd Annual Valley Visual Art Show in Carbondale, Colorado, DJ shared her thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of creating art in present times.

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Introducing, Homespun Mercies

DJ’s debut collection of poetry and collage. Winner of the 2019 CIPA EVVY Award in Poetry and International Book Award Finalist.
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Download Homespun Mercies, read by DJ Hill on Audible.com

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