Our Staff


Emily Dehr & Harley Emmert

Faculty Advisor

Jessica Hindman

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Loch Norse Magazine is NKU's only undergraduate-led magazine of creative writing, published annually in the Department of English. In addition to the written word, they are known around campus for their monthly open mic nights.  

Open Mic Nights

Refreshments at 6:30pm, readings begin at 7pm

Location TBA

  • February 21st, featuring Stephen Leigh
  • March 20th, featuring Dr. DaMaris Hill
  • April 17th, featuring Senior Night reading

We now offer anonymous readings for our Open Mic Nights. Give your piece to our Loch Norse staff at the beginning of the Open Mic Night and one of our staff members will read it in your place. 


The Archives
Click on each magazine's cover to view a .pdf of the respective issue.
Submit your work!

Submissions open on October 1st, 2019 and will be open until January 31st, 2020. Click through the magazines featured on this page to see what kind of work we accept.

Submissions should be sent through our form above, but we also accept submissions and submission questions through lochnorse@gmail.com. With each submission, please include a 100-word author bio.


  • up to 3 poems
  • .doc or .docx format

Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

  • up to 5,000 words of fiction or creative nonfiction
  • .doc or .docx format

Photographs and Artwork

  • up to 3 photographs or 3 images of artwork
  • .jpeg or .png format
LNM in the news
The Women Writers of Appalachia Pictured at Loch Norse Open Mic Night

WATCH: Loch Norse Open Mic Night

The Northerner, featuring Charlotte Kalfas & Natalie Hughes.

WATCH: Loch Norse Magazine

Student project, featuring Harley Emmert & Charlotte Kalfas.

Professor: open-mic nights ‘about a human connecting with another human’

The Northerner, featuring several professors and David Rigel.

WATCH: Loch Norse Magazine readings move locations

The Northerner, featuring Jamila Lovelace.