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 About Della

Della Hicks-Wilson is a Black British poet and writer from London, best known for her short viral poems and spoken word videos which have garnered over 1 million likes and shares and 30K+ loyal followers across her social media channels - including New York Times bestselling author Glennon Doyle, MasterClass writer and activist adrienne maree brown and Grammy award winning singer-songwriter LeAnn Rimes.  

Her debut collection Small Cures, originally self-published in 2020, became an Amazon #1 New Release and top 10 bestseller in the US, Canada and UK. It was also selected by Stylist magazine as a Best Summer 2020 Read and dubbed by Glennon Doyle as a 'beautiful book of poetry...that will cure me' on IG live.


In 2021 Small Cures was re-released by Andrews McMeel Publishing in paperback, e-book and audiobook in North America and the UK after winning representation from Mushens Entertainment - one of the UK's leading literary agencies.

Della's work has graced the platforms of an array of popular platforms from fashion brands to therapeutic spaces, including The Class, Mail Online and Mantra Wellness magazine.  She has also collaborated with shoe brand giant Clarks and esteemed authored jewellers Waxing Poetic on social media campaigns, direct marketing and product design. 

Della holds a BA and MA in English from the University of Cambridge, close to where she currently resides with her family. Small Cures is her first collection.

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