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Nikki Kallio

Nikki Kallio is a fiction writer and an instructor for The Mill: A Place for Writers, with a background as an award-winning reporter, editor and columnist. Nikki has an MFA from Goddard College and helps lead sessions for Wide Open Writing, a retreat organization that has brought writers to Italy, Morocco and the U.S. Nikki’s creative work has appeared in lit journals like Minerva Rising and Midwestern Gothic, and she has won the Mill Prize for Fiction and the Wisconsin People and Ideas fiction prize. She loves helping writers coax stories from just a few simple words or phrases.