Trinie Dalton

Trinie Dalton lives in Los Angeles. She is author of Wide Eyed (Akashic Books, 2005), A Unicorn Is Born (Abrams Image, 2007), and co-editor of Dear New Girl or Whatever Your Name Is (McSweeney’s, 2005), an art book based on confiscated high school notes. As a journalist, she writes about music, art, and film. She has an MFA from Bennington Writing Seminars and teaches fiction writing at various colleges.

My Shrub of Emotion

Getting this plant to talk was like pulling teeth. Since when did it take hours for my bush to form a sentence? Maybe it was because we were on the airplane, and my potted friend disliked the cabin pressure. Maybe…