PEN Center USA’s Emerging Author Evening Series: February

To celebrate the fellowship’s 20th Anniversary, PEN Center USA is opening The Emerging Voices Author Evening Series to the public. Free to PEN Center USA members!

We at Chevalier’s are honored to host this series. Author Evening Series events will include a brief reading, conversation, and a question-and-answer session with the audience. We recommend that you read: Sorry Please Thank You: Stories by Charles Yu, and The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia, in preparation for the Monday, February 8th Author Evening at 7:30 pm, and arrive ready to engage in discussion.

PLEASE NOTE the time change for the event. Start time will be at 7:30pm

Chevalier’s will offer a 15% discount on Author Evening Series books to anyone who brings in their Emerging Voices Author Evening ticket.

For tickets, the FULL SERIES READING LIST, and more information—please click here: PEN Members are free, but must still have a ticket to enter. NOTE: Walk-ins are welcome if space allows. Tickets can be purchased/reserved at the door.

Benefiting PEN Center USA’s Freedom to Write programs.

Charles Yu’s books include How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe (which was named one of the best books of the year by Time magazine), Sorry Please Thank You: Stories, and Third Class Superhero, which received the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” Award and was a finalist for the PEN Center USA Literary Award. His work has been published in The New York Times, Playboy, and Slate, among other periodicals. Yu lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Michelle, and their two children. He is currently writing for the upcoming HBO series Westworld.
Salvador Plascencia was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and now lives in Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Whittier College and holds an MFA from Syracuse University. The People of Paper, his first novel, was published by McSweeney’s, and Poets & Writers named Plascencia one of the “Fifty Most Inspiring Living Authors in the World.”

We hope you can join us for an evening of great writing and great conversation!