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 The Unpublished City.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

Simone Makeba Dalton is a writer currently working on her MFA thesis through the University of Guelph, which explores the histories inherited by daughters of absentee fathers. Her story “Undersigned” was published in The Unpublished City, curated by Dionne Brand, and her essay “What Will You Tell Your Children” will be published in the forthcoming Black Writing Matters, edited by Whitney French. She is the co-host of Guelph’s Speakeasy reading series. 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.


  • 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.


  • Toronto Lit Up: The Unpublished City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    IFOA and BookThug invite you to the release of The Unpublished City, a collection of works by Toronto's emerging literary talents, as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.