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 Her work has been published in the anthologies The Unpublished City: Volume I and Black Writing Matters.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
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:30 PM
This Black History Month, the Toronto International Festival of Authors and Kuumba invite you to celebrate the release of Black Writers Matter, an anthology of African Canadian creative nonfiction featuring works from established and emerging writers.
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.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Bianca Marais, Heather O’Neill and Jesse Ruddock discuss love, loss and otherness with Cordelia Strube.
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IFOA and BookThug invite you to the release of The Unpublished City, a collection of works by Toronto's emerging literary talents, as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.