Simone Dalton. Author. The Unpublished City. BookThug. IFOA.

Simone Dalton (sometimes published as Simone Makeba Dalton) is a writer and social change communicator. She holds an MFA from the University of Guelph, where she received the Constance Rooke and Board of Graduate Studies Research Scholarships. Her work has been published in the anthologies The Unpublished City: Volume I and Black Writing Matters. The former was a 2018 Toronto Book Awards finalist curated by Dionne Brand. She is currently working on her first play for production with RARE Theatre. Simone lives in Toronto and was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago.

Events Simone Dalton was involved in

  • IFOA Celebrates Black History Month

    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 7:30 PM

    IFOA will celebrate Black History Month with Harbourfront Centre during Kuumba 2018 with authors Simone Dalton, Rinaldo Walcott, Whitney French and David Bradford, and CBC Toronto journalist Dwight Drummond.

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  • The Lives of Underdogs

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM

    Bianca Marais, Heather O’Neill and Jesse Ruddock discuss love, loss and otherness with Cordelia Strube.

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  • Toronto Lit Up: The Unpublished City

    Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 7:30 PM

    IFOA and BookThug invite you to the release of The Unpublished City, a collection of works by Toronto's emerging literary talents, as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.

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