Morningside College celebrated the publication of the 2018 edition of Kiosk, the college’s art and literary magazine, and awarded prizes to contributors.
Morningside College celebrated the publication of the 2018 edition of Kiosk, Morningside College’s art and literary magazine, and awarded prizes to contributors on Friday, April 27.
In the literature category, winners included Mariah Wills, a 2017 graduate from Spirit Lake, Iowa, first place; Alison Linafelter from Sioux City, second place; Kristen Brown from Denison, Iowa, third place; and Alexi Malatare from Mitchell, S.D., honorable mention.
Winners in the art category included Jesseca Ormond from St. John’s, Antigua, first place; Cassandra Warner from Council Bluffs, Iowa, second place; Emma Miller from Corder, Mo., third place; Riley Custer from Gilbert, Ariz., honorable mention; Mariah Allen from Aurelia, Iowa, honorable mention; and Lauren Chadwick from Sioux City, honorable mention.
The judges that selected the prizewinning entries included Mohana Rajakumar, an award-winning author who was on campus this spring as a Dimmitt Fellow; Michael Crowley, associate professor and chairperson of digital media at Briar Cliff University; and Sarah Ricker, a reference librarian at the Sioux City Public Library.
The 2018 Kiosk features written and visual work from 28 Morningside students, faculty and alumni. Madison Monahan, a senior from Hartford, S.D., served as editor-in-chief. Emma Miller, a senior from Corder, Mo., and Alyssa Nehring, a senior from Humboldt, Iowa, were visual editors. Faculty advisers were Stephen Coyne, professor of English; John Kolbo, instructor of art; and Terri McGaffin, associate professor of art.
Kiosk has been published by the college’s English and art departments since 1938. Kiosk has received numerous awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the Associated College Press.