Pete Hsu is a first-generation Taiwanese American writer in Los Angeles. He is the author of the short story collection *If I Were The Ocean, I’d Carry You Home (Red Hen Press, 2022) and chapbook *There Is A Man* (Tolsun Books). His writing has also been featured in The Los Angeles Review, The Bare Life Review, F(r)iction Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and others. He was a PEN America Emerging Voices Fellow and PEN in the Community Writer in Residence.