Hey there. I’m T. K. Dalton.

(Call me Tim; pronouns: he/him/his.)

I’m a writer, teacher, and Doctoral Candidate in English at the CUNY Graduate Center. Since 2018, I have taught first-year writing at the City College of New York as an Adjunct Assistant Professor.

On this site, you can learn about my creative writing, my academic writing, my teaching experience, and my prior work as an American Sign Language-English interpreter. Recent and upcoming events and words are below the spacer.

“The Third Time I Taught Myself to Walk”

A talk delivered as part of the panel “The Body as Archive: Queer, Disabled Knowledge through Pain and Pleasure,” with Alessandra Occhiolini and Sylvia Korman, MLA Conference, January 6, 2024 (upcoming)

“Historical Scans: The Ever-Evolving Language of Disability”

An essay published in AWP’s Writer’s Notebook, July 2022


“Virtual AWP: Writer to Writer Conversations & Readings”

A conversation with Eileen Cronin and Rachel Souza, July 2022


“Disabled Reading in Edith Wharton’s The Spark

A panel on “Reading and Writing Neurodiversity” at the Northeast MLA Conference, March 10, 2022


“Excerpt from The Intimate Register

A reading on the theme of “family inheritance” at the Northeast MLA Conference, March 12, 2022


Say Hey

I’m never on Twitter: @tkdalton

But Gen Xers like email? tkdalton (at) gmail (dot) com