FUSE Caucus: The Forum for Undergraduate Student Editors and Writers

Room 437, Summit Building, Seattle Convention Center, Level 4
Thursday, March 9, 2023
6:30 pm to 7:45 pm


The annual FUSE Caucus is where undergraduate student writers and editors, accompanied by faculty advisors and mentors, meet to network and discuss issues related to the world of undergraduate literary publishing, editing, and writing. Organizational updates are followed by an open discussion, elections, and event planning for the upcoming year. This year’s focus will be "How to Do This, That, and the Other Thing: Editing and Publishing in Transition."

Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: FUSE2023CaucusOutline.pdf
Supplemental Document 1: Moondial_-_FUSE_2022_24-Hour_LitMag_Challenge.pdf



Catherine Zobal Dent is the author of Unfinished Stories of Girls. She won a 2015 French Voices Award for her translation of Cyrille Fleischman. She teaches undergraduate writers and editors at Susquehanna University and serves on the faculty board of FUSE (Forum of Undergraduate Student Editors).

Michael Cocchiarale is associate professor of English and creative writing at Widener University, where he teaches courses in American literature, fiction writing, and composition. He is the author of Here Is Ware (short stories) and None of the Above (a novel).

Rachel Hall is the author of Heirlooms, a collection of linked stories, which was selected by Marge Piercy for the BkMk Press 2015 G.S. Sharat Chandra book prize. She is professor of English at SUNY Geneseo, where she holds two Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

Reed Wilson is the author of Orpheum, and his poems have appeared in The Antioch Review, The Cortland Review, The Chattahoochee Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Los Angeles, and teaches in the English department at UCLA.

Emily Hizny is a junior creative writing and publishing & editing double major at Susquehanna University. She is the junior editor of SU's literary magazine Sanctuary, the vice president of SU's Slam Poetry Club, and the junior director of SU's FUSE chapter (Forum for Undergraduate Student Editors).


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