deidre “d-lishus” walton

Last updated: June 21, 2023

deidre “d-lishus” walton is a poet and playwright activist who stands proudly on the shoulders of her ancestors and other Black feminist forces-to-be-reckoned-with. Her work has been featured in festivals such as Toronto Pride, triggerfest, rock.paper.sistahz!, Clean Sheets, Queer West Arts Fest, Mayworks Toronto, International Dub Fest, Junction Arts Festival and Calabash International Literary Festival. Her writings have been published in Our Times, Canada's labour magazine, and in Refractions: Scenes by Canada Playwright's Press. d-lishus uses her Afro-Jamaican one-love dub stylings to create evocative stories that underscore our common humanity and enrich the canadian multi-culti mosaic.

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