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Volume IV: Digital Colloquium 2020

Volume IV:
FUSE Digital Conference

Digital Gallery

“This year’s FUSE conference was the first one I ever attended, and I can confidently say it will not be the last.”


Guest Speaker


Spillman at FUSE

FUSE’s 2020 Digital Colloquium featured a presentation by our keynote speaker, co-founder and former editor of Tin House, Robert Spillman. Spillman detailed his journey into the publishing field. In an empowering and honest presentation, Robert Spillman discussed his experiences in undergraduate and graduate schools, and his fears prior to entering the publishing field. Funny, relatable, and insightful, Spillman’s journey to success had the room captivated.


About Robert Spillman

Robert Spillman is co-founder and former editor of Tin House and is editor at Broadcast from Pioneer Works. He received the PEN/Nora Magid Award for Editing, the Vido Award, the CLMP Energizer Award for Acts of Outstanding Literary Citizenship, and more. He has been published in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Guernica, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and his memoir All Tomorrow’s Parties was published in 2016 by Grove Press. He has taught at a number of universities, such as Queensland University, University of Santiago. He is currently a lecturer at Columbia University.


"Literary Internships"

Former Hamline University MFA students who've interned at Graywolf Press, Coffee House Press, Milkweed Editions, and WiseInk Publishing

“Starting Your Own Journal or Press”​​

Karen Babine, Assay

Jeff Alessandrelli, Fonograph Editions

"FUSE Information Session"

Dr. Catherine Dent, Susquehanna Univ. 

Professor Rachel Hall, SUNY Geneseo

Nicole Callahan, SUNY Geneseo

Quinn Burkhart, Susquehanna University

"History of Student Literary Journals"

Lara Mangino, SUNY Geneseo

Abigail Krautheim, Susquehanna University

"Literary Journals in the Digital World"

Jason Ferris, Susquehanna University

Rebecca Williamson, SUNY Geneseo

"Diversify Your Magazine"

Kailah Johnson, Susquehanna University

Sophie Stein, Penn State University

"Writing and Publishing in Crisis"

Kayla Bush, Susquehanna University

Nicole Callahan, SUNY Geneseo

"Literary Journals and Politics"

Lara Mangino, SUNY Geneseo

Keziah Landis, Cabrini University 

Click the hyperlink above to see our Flipgrid page in full quality, or view the videos introducing our literary magazines embedded here.

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