Shantell Hinton Hill is a self-described Blerd (Black girl nerd) turned renaissance woman. A former engineer, she is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Hinton Hill works for the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation as a narrative change and communications strategist. She has an MDiv from Vanderbilt University and is pursuing a PhD in sacred rhetoric at Clemson University. Her work and writing are situated at the intersections of social justice, storytelling, Black feminism, and womanist theology. Her body of written work includes freelance think pieces, theological essays, poetry, and short stories/memoirs. Her debut poetry collection Black Girl Magic & Other Elixirs was published in 2023.