DJ Hill is a freelance writer, photographer, 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, Red Flag Poetry, and The Rumpus; and the the poetry anthology A View from Here: Poetry to Help You Soar, Worcestershire Poet Laureate Remembrance Anthology, and JOMP21’s Dear Mr. President.

DJ’s collage and mixed media art have been included in exhibits at the R2 Gallery, Red Brick Center for the Arts, and other venues. Her poem “Harry” will appear in the first edition of Gone Dogs this winter. DJ lives and creates in Carbondale, Colorado. Homespun Mercies is her first book of poetry.




DJ, along with other authors from across the country, will be in attendance at the 25th annual CIPA EVVY Book Awards on August 17 in Denver. Homespun Mercies, DJ’s debut collection of poetry and visual art, is a finalist in the Poetry and Interior Layout Design categories. Follow DJ on Facebook and Twitter for more on the event!


After months of rehearsing, recording, re-recording and editing, Homespun Mercies, the audiobook, is now available for purchase! Produced by the incomparable Dave Taylor at Cool Brick Studios in Carbondale, Colorado, the audiobook is read by the author and gently weaves the words with music including original works by John Hatanaka and Dave Hornbacker.

Order yours today! 


Offbeat Poet recently published a review of DJ’s debut collection of poetry, Homespun Mercies — “Each turn of the page brings us one step closer to a personal realization of what it means to be.”

Read more of Offbeat Poet’s review.

Introducing, Homespun Mercies

DJ Hill’s debut collection of poetry and collage.  2019 International Book Awards Finalist.

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