- New essay up in City Arts magazine about Facebook, facebook, and empathy.
- Peter won the 2016 Gar LaSalle Storyteller Award from Artist Trust!
- Peter wrote a "Letter to a Stranger" as part of that series of letters for Off Assignment.
- Peter's essay "Ye Olde Canderbury" appeared in Seattle Weekly on November 23, 2016.
- A Young Man's Guide to Late Capitalism has been adapted into a German radio play, which was broadcast in early November, 2016.
- Peter received a 2016 grant from 4Culture for his his novel-in-progress In The Rush of Everything.
- The Dismal Science was a finalist for the 2015 Washington State Book Award in Fiction.
- Peter wrote a long essay for The Sun Magazine about his brief stint working as a temp in a trauma center, billing people for anesthesia.