Puget Sound English Department

February 7, 2011

Are you funny?

Professor Joshi forwards an announcement of a new online literary journal dedicated to humor. According to co-editor Neil Thorne, the ShimmyHoots Review is produced by a group of students from Mary Washington and Virginia Commonwealth universities, and “its focus is to feature humorous, consistently-updated web literature.” Thorne writes, “Right now we are seeking submissions of humorous prose, poetry, artwork, video, and multimedia content. We are looking for a diverse range of quality material from both published and previously unpublished writers.”

Send your previously unpublished, original work to submissions@shimmyhootsreview.com

Direct questions about the publication or submissions to

And please send your scholarly or anecdotal knowledge of the term “shimmyhoots” to your Puget Sound blogmaster, who is utterly befuddled by what is (we hope?) a regionalism from the Other Coast.


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