About Me

My background

Thank you for your interest. My name is Dahlia and I am an Afro-Caribbean American, native New Yorker, writer, adventurer, traveler, and lover of life!



Walt Disney Fellowship Program for Sitcom Writing


2004 (never produced) "What Are The Chances? neé Allergic to Love": http://bit.ly/1cpaOy4

Writing Competitions:

2009 Scriptapalooza Finalist for "Allergic to Love": http://www.moviebytes.com/contestdetail.cfm?tab=tab3&ContestNumber=123&StoryID=3620

2013 Final Draft Big Break Contest Qtr Finalist for "Pre-Existing": http://www.finaldraft.com/products/big-break-contest

2013 Bluecat Screenplay Qtr Finalist for "Pre-Existing": http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/2013-quarterfinalists/

2017 L.A. International Screenplay Official Selection "Pre-Existing": https://www.lascreenplayawards.com/2017-contest-results.html

2017 New York Film & TV Festival Finalist, "Pre-Existing" 

2017 Screencraft Family Scripts Semi-Finalist, "Cyclone": https://screencraft.org/2018/03/01/announcing-2017-screencraft-family-friendly-screenplay-contest-semifinalists/

2018 "The Final Clue" advanced to second round in NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Challenge: http://www.nycmidnight.com/Competitions/ShSC/1stRound2018_Ch1.htm


2007 "How To Raise Your Child Like A Jamaican (life lessons my parents taught me)": http://amzn.to/1l7OUGm

2017 “I’m Just Trying to Keep My Wig on Straight (how cancer and chemo suck)”: https://www.wigonstraight.com/

TV Scripts:

Original Pilot (drama): Loveline

Travel Videos:


What's Happening Now?

Improv 101 at the Upright Citizens Brigade

Sketch Comedy Writing in the fall at the Upright Citizens Brigade

40 pages written for Cyndee, a delightful modern retelling of the classic fairytale Cinderella