• The Blue Hour
    • September 15, 2018
    • The Hotel Cafe, Hollywood
    • Hosted by Lily Anne Harrison
    • With: Lily Anne Harrison, Chris Lee, Lauren Wilson
    • Music by Matt Kronish
    • Pete read his short story: The Donkey is Definitely Asian


  • Vermin On The Mount
    • April 13, 2018
    • Bookshow, Highland Park
    • With: Susan Henderson, Naomi Hirahara, Yelena Moskovich, Scott O’Connor, Mark Sarvas, and Amy Wallen
    • Hosted by Jim Ruland
    • Pete read from his novel-in-progress: We Are The Barbarians


  • The Blue Hour 
    • February 25, 2018
    • The Victory Theatre, Burbank
    • Featuring: Chris Lee, Matt Buga, Lauren Wilson, and Grace Singh Smith
    • Hosted by Lily Anne Harrison
    • Music by Matt Kronish
    • Pete read from his short story “The Coincidental”


  • PEN in the Community 
    • December 2, 2017
    • Greenway Court Theater, Los Angeles
    • Peter H.Z. Hsu as Teaching Artist in Residence at Fairfax High School with Mr. Joel Miller’s 6th Period English 9. Reading and celebration of the publication of their shared anthology with Shawna Kenney and the Freda Mohr Center for Seniors.


  • The Blue Hour
    • October 25, 2017
    • Big Wangs, NoHo
    • With Lily Anne Harrison, Matt Buga, Chris Lee, and Zora Ellis
    • Pete read from his short story “Pieces”



  • The Blue Hour
    • July 30, 2017
    • The Victory Theatre, Burbank
    • Featuring: Kate Beecroft, Lily Harrison, Lauren Wilson, Matt Buga, Julia Barna, Bart Aikman, and Zora Ellis
    • Pete read from his short story “Asleep For Days”




  • PEN America Emerging Voices Fellowship Meet & Greet
    • June 17th, 2017
    • Skylight Books, Los Angeles
    • Emerging Voices Fellows, alumni, and mentors in conversation for the 2018 application cycle
    • Featuring: Patrick O’Neil, Jian Huang, Mike Padilla, Natalie Lima, and Soleil David
    • Pete read his essay “A Writer”


  • PEN America Emerging Voices Reading at Tongue & Groove


  • PEN America Emerging Voices Welcome Party at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions
    • January 31, 2017
    • Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Hollywood
    • Featuring: Kirin Khan, Chinyere Nwodim, Jessica Shoemaker, & Soleil David.
    • 2018 EV mentors: Ashaki Jackson, J. Ryan Stradal, Dana Johnson, Amelia Gray, & Jade Chang.
    • Pete read from his short story “Impossibly Long Branches”