Morningside College literary magazine publishes 2019 edition, awards prizes

May 06, 2019

The 2019 edition of Kiosk, Morningside College’s art and literary magazine, recognizes the work of nine Morningside students and alumni whose writing, poetry, art and photography received prizes from a three-person panel of judges.

In the literature category, winners included Alexi Malatare, a 2018 Morningside graduate from Sioux City, first place; Kyla Stallmann, a senior from Hospers, Iowa, second place; and Marianna Pizzini, a junior from Helena, Mont., third place.

Winners in the art category included Rae Clinkenbeard, a junior from Denison, Iowa, first place; Kaitlynn McShane, a senior from Bennington, Neb., second place and an honorable mention; Anna Uehling, a sophomore from Nicollet, Minn., third place; Kutsunori Baba, a senior from Japan, honorable mention; Wanying Chen, a junior from China, honorable mention; and Shaina Le, a senior from Sioux City, honorable mention.

The panel that selected the prizewinning entries included Weston Burkhardt, a 2014 Morningside graduate and a designer and web developer from Spirit Lake, Iowa; Douglas Conrad, a photographer from Sioux City; and Hannah Hecht, a 2015 Morningside graduate and a freelance writer and publishing professional from New York City.

The 2019 Kiosk features written and visual work from 37 Morningside students, faculty and alumni. Amy Jackson, a senior from Cape Coral, Fla., served as editor-in-chief.

Kiosk has been published by the college’s humanities and art departments since 1938. Kiosk has received numerous awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the Associated College Press.