• PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Final Reading


  • July 25, 2017
  • The Skirball Cultural Center: 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049
  • Peter will be reading his short story “Mission Concept”
    • *Originally published in Flapperhouse #14
  • This is event is hosted by PEN Center USA. There is no cover charge to attend.


  • July 30, 2017
  • The Victory Theater, Burbank
  • Peter will be reading from his short story “Asleep For Days”
    • *Originally published in F(r)iction Online.
  • $10 at the door. $5 for students.


  • Emerging Voices Fellowship Meet & Greet

    • June 17th, 2017. 5:00PM – 7:00PM
    • Skylight Books: 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 9002
    • Join Emerging Voices Fellows, alumni, and mentors in conversation for the 2018 application cycle. PEN Center USA presents summer cocktails, short readings, a fellowship overview and audience Q&A. Featuring: Patrick O’Neil, Jian Huang, Mike Padilla, Peter H.Z. Hsu, Natalie Lima, and Soleil David
    • Peter will read his essay “A Writer”

  • PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Reading at Tongue & Groove

    • April 29, 2017
    • The Hotel Cafe
    • PEN Center USA and Tongue & Groove hosted this reading by the 2017 Emerging Voices Fellows: Soleil David, Peter H.Z. Hsu, Kirin Khan, Chinyere Nwodim, and Jessica Shoemaker. And Musical Guest: Mister Paradise.
    • Peter read from his short story “Astronauts”

  • PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Welcome Party at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

    • January 31, 2017
    • Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions
    • Readings by the five 2017 EV Fellows: Kirin Khan, Chinyere Nwodim, Peter HZ Hsu, Jessica Shoemaker, & Soleil David. With the support of EV mentors: Ashaki Jackson, J. Ryan Stradal, Dana Johnson, Amelia Gray, & Jade Chang.
    • Peter read from his short story “Impossibly Long Branches”