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.
DJ Hill is an award-winning poet, artist, and author. Her new collection of poetry, Of Ash & Fire, was recently released by Finishing Line Press.
Homespun Mercies, DJ’s debut collection of poetry, won the NYC Big Book, IBPA Benjamin Franklin, and CIPA EVVY Awards in Poetry, Art Winner in the Eric Hoffer Awards, and silver medalist in the Nautilus and IPPY Awards. The cover art (created by DJ), received the Spirit of the Suffragists Prize during the national exhibition VOTE: A Centennial Celebration at the Loveland Museum in Loveland, CO.
Her first children’s book, Who’s That I Hear?, launched in April 2021 and named NYC Big Book Award Winner in Pre-K Children’s Picture Books and Finalist in two categories of the 2021 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards.
DJ lives and creates in Santa Fe, New Mexico with her husband Bob, Australian Labradoodle Hazel Grace, and a hillside of unruly coyotes