This Sunday the 19th, come see me TWICE in one day in Echo Park! 4:00PM • I’m at Roarshack with the marvelous Brian Lin, Angela Franklin, Elizabeth Weinberg, and Tara Donlan. 1714 W. Sunset Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90026 7:00PM • I’ll be nextdoor at Stories Books & Cafe with Kathyrn Ross and Doug Manuel to… Continue reading Double Header Sunday
Author: Pete Hsu
Author of THERE IS A MAN (Tolsun Books) and IF I WERE THE OCEAN, I'D CARRY YOU HOME (Red Hen Press, 2022)
I’ll be reading at WORD OF MOUTH in Highland Park
The lovely Dare Williams has put together a lineup full of great writers for the WORD OF MOUTH reading at North Figueroa Bookshop on Feb 16th! (thursday 7:30pm) Michelle Meyers, Ron Dowell, Sofia Fey, and Yours Truly will be there sharing our work. Suggested donation is 10 bucks, proceeds go to The Sidewalk Project. For… Continue reading I’ll be reading at WORD OF MOUTH in Highland Park
I’m on the OTHERPPL Podcast!!
~ Queue up episode 800 of the podcast wherever fine shows are hosted and check out me and host Brad Listii (author of the amazing BE BRIEF AND TELL THEM EVERYTHING) discuss life and books and writing. Find the video of our interview on YouTube. ~ As an added bonus, get 20% off my collection… Continue reading I’m on the OTHERPPL Podcast!!
Come join me in person in Long Beach and Echo Park! And virtually in Larchmont! October 18th, 6PM at Bel Canto Books in Long Beach, I’ll be celebrating my new book, IF I WERE THE, OCEAN I’D CARRY YOU HOME, with a bunch of amazing authors and friends: Toni Ann Johnson, Jackson Bliss, Umi Hsu… Continue reading Upcoming Events!
Making the book lists -Good Morning America & Alta Journal
If I Were the Ocean, I’d Carry You Home is featured on two new October book lists: Zibby Owens’ Good Morning America list of “15 October books to make you think and feel” and Alta Journal of the West’s list as well. “Pete Hsu’s debut story collection chronicles scenes from a life adrift in this… Continue reading Making the book lists -Good Morning America & Alta Journal
LitQuake San Francisco
I’ll be at the San Francisco LitQuake this weekend and would love to see you! I’ll be on the Debut Authors: On the Cutting Edge panel. I’ll be discussing the path If I Were the Ocean, I’d Carry You Home took to publication, along with Kai Harris and Talia Lakshmi Kolluri’s debate novels. We will… Continue reading LitQuake San Francisco
Pete on the “Drinks With Tony” Podcast
Check me and Tony DuShane out on the Drinks With Tony Podcast, episode #207! Tony and Pete discuss The problems of writing the novel, Pete’s conversion to evangelical christianity, why Pete left the religion,….and how Grapes of Wrath ends with a man sucking on a woman’s breast. Listen wherever fine podcasts are hosted!
On The Write Process; UCLA Writer’s Program’s podcast
Check me out on UCLA Extension’s The Write Process podcast, where I tell the story of how IF I WERE THE OCEAN, I’D CARRY YOU HOME went from 7 pages of a failed novel manuscript into an award winning full-length short story collection (available on Oct 11th on Red Hen Press)! Listen wherever fine podcasts… Continue reading On The Write Process; UCLA Writer’s Program’s podcast
My short story collection, IF I WERE THE OCEAN, I’D CARRY YOU HOME (Red Hen Press), is available for pre-order! Its launch date is October 11th, 2022, but you can put in your orders in now at most anywhere that sells new books. This includes the usual places: bookshop.org and amazon.com, as well as your… Continue reading PRE-ORDERS
Skylight Books Event with Jenny Qi and Lily Hoang
On Sunday, May 22 at 5PM, I’ll be at Skylight Books with poet Jenny Qi (FOCAL POINT) and novelist Lily Hoang (UNDERNEATH) to read from and discuss our books. Please join us! This event is free and Jenny and Lily’s books will be available for sale and signing. My collection can be preordered from Skylight… Continue reading Skylight Books Event with Jenny Qi and Lily Hoang