DJ Hill’s debut collection of poetry and collage, Homespun Mercies, won the 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. Her poetry and mixed media art have appeared in The Rumpus and numerous magazines, journals, and anthologies including Worcestershire Poet Laureate Remembrance, JOMP21’s Dear Mr. President, and Gone Dogs: Tales of Dogs We’ve Loved.
Who’s That I Hear, a children’s book created in collaboration with Vail artist Julie Adriansen, will be released spring of 2021.
DJ holds a BFA in creative writing from Hamline University. She writes, creates, and leads writing workshops from her home in Colorado.
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Independent Publisher: THE Voice of the Independent Publishing Industry
DJ and fellow winners of the 2020 Independent Publisher “IPPY” Book Awards discuss writing, how current events influence their craft, and why poetry is more important now than ever.