Nikki Kallio worked as a newspaper journalist on both coasts before coming home to Wisconsin, where she is now a freelance writer, editor, and writing instructor. Her creative work has appeared in Minerva Rising, Midwestern Gothic, and elsewhere, and her novella, The Fledgling, was shortlisted in the 2018 unsolicited novella contest hosted by Brain Mill Press. Kallio’s short story “Geography Lesson” won first place in the 2015 Wisconsin People & Ideas Fiction Contest, and her "Spirit Box" took second place in the magazine's 2019 contest.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703