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David Hill
WAP99052096 - 20 MAY 1999 - WASHINGTON, D.C., USA: Fox Broadcasting Company Chairman and CEO and President of Fox Sports David Hill. iw/Dawn Meifert/Fox/ho UPI

David Hill (born 1942) is a New Zealand author, especially well known for his young adult fiction. His young fiction books See Ya, Simon (1992) and Right Where It Hurts (2001) have been shortlisted for numerous awards. He is also a prolific journalist, writing many articles for The New Zealand Herald.

He cites Maurice Gee as his favourite author, and Joy Cowley and Margaret Mahy as his favourite children's authors.

Hill attended Victoria University in Wellington, graduating MA Hons in 1964. In 2010, he participated in the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. Hill currently lives in New Plymouth.

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