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The Year's Best Literature on Twitter

Literature Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

33rd

Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Author, YA/MG, SCBWI, Writersmarket.com daily pubnews, Apple tablet, writer comics, rep. by Ginger Knowlton @Curtis Brown. My Twitter policy: http://bit.ly/lusx
Cheryl Rainfield
Cheryl Rainfield I nominate @inkyelbows for a Shorty Award in #literature for ongoing contributions to authors (vote now)
Helaine Becker
Helaine Becker RT @groovymystery:I nominate @inkyelbows for a Shorty Award in #literature for ongoing contributions to authors. #kidlit
James Huskins
James Huskins I nominate @inkyelbows for a Shorty Award in #literature because of her ongoing contributions to authors.
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5 votes in literature

34th

Ryan Mecum

Ryan Mecum

haiku (5,7,5)
michelle shyman
michelle shyman I nominate @MecumHaiku for a Shorty Award in #literature because I like his haiku
Kristi Vana
Kristi Vana I nominate @MecumHaiku for a Shorty Award in #literature because I like his haiku.
artiekuhn
artiekuhn I nominate @MecumHaiku for a Shorty Award in #literature because I like his haiku.
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4 votes in literature
1 vote in other
1 vote in egocentric

34th
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Jane Smith

Jane Smith

Editor, writer, obsessive...
Josa Young
Josa Young I nominate @hprw for a Shorty Award in #literature because she tells us how publishing really works and other stuff
nicolamorgan
nicolamorgan I nominate @hprw for a Shorty Award in #literature because she tells it how it is in the publishing world
Nicola Ford
Nicola Ford I nominate @hprw for a Shorty Award in #literature because...she has the right stuff
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4 votes in literature

34th
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Richelle Mead

Richelle Mead

I write novels about vampire and succubi so that you don't have to.
Sarah Adams
Sarah Adams I nominate @RichelleMead for a Shorty Award in #literature because I <3 the Vampire Academy series & her tweets!
Andrew Stoute
Andrew Stoute I nominate @RichelleMead for a Shorty Award in #literature because she's a great author who engages her fans on twitter
Francesca
Francesca I nominate @RichelleMead for a Shorty Award in #literature because Georgina is the best bit-lit character(except Anita)
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4 votes in literature

34th
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Cath Ryan Howard

Cath Ryan Howard

Writer, astronaut, skinny: she wouldn't mind being any of those things.
Jane Travers
Jane Travers I nominate @cathryanhoward for a Shorty Award in #literature because... she endlessly fuels her dedication with coffee!
Brian
Brian I nominate @cathryanhoward for a Shorty Award in #literature because... She is a tweet-a-holic!! She won our challenge
Jane Smith
Jane Smith I nominate @cathryanhoward for a Shorty Award in #literature because she makes me laugh, and voted for me!
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4 votes in literature
1 vote in egocentric

34th
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Arjun Banker
JT
JT I vote for @Arjun Basu for a Shorty Award in #literature because my finger is already dipped in the purple ink.
Abhay Rautela
Abhay Rautela I nominate @Arjun Basu for a Shorty Award in #literature because his 140 char stories are awesome as they are unique
Hazel Abigail Downy
Hazel Abigail Downy I nominate @Arjun Basu for a Shorty Award in #literature because I need a good stiff one & he's buying...oh, drinks?
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4 votes in literature

35th

Hayley Anne Perkins

Hayley Anne Perkins

Hayley Anne Perkins is the author of the upcoming YA paranormal romance Green and its series, the Metempsyche novels.
FN
FN RT @apetite: I nominate @haperkins for a Shorty Award in #literature because she writes… http://goo.gl/fb/5... #ebook
Helen
Helen I nominate @haperkins for a Shorty Award in #literature because...she's sadly unappreciated.
Hayley Anne Perkins
Hayley Anne Perkins RT @debcupti I nominate @haperkins for a Shorty Award in #literature because she's an incredibly gifted author!
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5 votes in literature
1 vote in egocentric

36th

Patrick Hester

Patrick Hester

All Things From My Brain. Kinda self explanatory...
Brian
Brian I nominate @atfmb for a Shorty Award in #literature because... He writes, Tweets, and drinks Mt. Dew
Sharra Alexander
Sharra Alexander I nominate @atfmb for a Shorty Award in #literature because he is, teh awesomesause
Clifton Hill
Clifton Hill I nominate @atfmb for a Shorty Award in #literature because his cat is funny, and he likes to write...a lot!
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4 votes in literature
1 vote in egocentric

36th
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realcheid
Gabriel Colabone
Gabriel Colabone http://shortyaward... < Votem no @RealCheid no Shorty Award de Literatura ! #literature
Stefanny O. Luz
Stefanny O. Luz http://shortyaward... < Votem no @RealCheid no Shorty Award de Literatura ! #literature
Letícia Fiorotto
Letícia Fiorotto RT @Danzits: http://shortyaward... < Votem no @RealCheid no Shorty Award de Literatura ! #literature
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4 votes in literature

36th
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Carole Blake

Carole Blake

Literary agent with a fabulous list of wonderful clients, author of FROM PITCH TO PUBLICATION on how to get published
Stephanie Butland
Stephanie Butland RT @nicolamorgan: I nominate @caroleagent for a Shorty Award in #literature because she has good taste in many things book+shoe-related ...
nicolamorgan
nicolamorgan I nominate @caroleagent for a Shorty Award in #literature because she has good taste in many things book+shoe-related
Nicola Ford
Nicola Ford I nominate @caroleagent for a Shorty Award in #literature because...she's only [email protected] 3" but she makes it all count!
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4 votes in literature

37th

AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS

AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS

I like vending machines, Linux, French Bulldogs and boiled peanuts.
LIsa Pfitzner
LIsa Pfitzner I nominate @augusten for a Shorty Award in #literature because he has a hurt hand and heart:(
em
em I nominate @augusten for a Shorty Award in #literature because I own all of his books + now want to destroy a ceiling!
Tingle Tangle TJ
Tingle Tangle TJ I nominate @Augusten for a Shorty Award in #literature because...
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4 votes in literature
1 vote in art

38th

Clifton Hill

Clifton Hill

Artist and aspiring author logging the hours in insurance. Happy husband of 4 years and father of 1. Also see: LinkedIn/Facebook/Art Portfolio
LitChat
LitChat Thank you, @CliftonHill, for the nomination in the #literature category for the Shorty Awards. http://bit.ly/6SQj...
Brian
Brian I nominate @CliftonHill for a Shorty Award in #literature because... I agree, he works hard and writes harder.
Patrick Hester
Patrick Hester I nominate @CliftonHill for a Shorty Award in #literature because he's a hard working writer trying to make it big.
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3 votes in literature

38th
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mel teshco

mel teshco

I write gritty paranormal with heroine's who are a little bit different. I especially love Gargoyles, Vampires, Werewolves and Shapeshifters.
lovecatsdownunder
lovecatsdownunder I nominate @melteshco for a Shorty Award in #literature because she's awesome
Tracie Sommers
Tracie Sommers I nominate @melteshco for a Shorty Award in #literature because she's awesome
Tracey O'Hara
Tracey O'Hara I nominate @melteshco for a Shorty Award in #literature because she's awesome
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3 votes in literature

38th
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Seth Harwood

Seth Harwood

Author/podcaster of JACK WAKES UP - In stores now!
Edward G. Talbot
Edward G. Talbot I nominate @sethharwood for a Shorty Award in #literature because his short stories rock.
Seth Harwood
Seth Harwood I nominate @sethharwood for a Shorty Award in #literature because... I believe in me!
PJ Kaiser
PJ Kaiser I nominate @sethharwood for a Shorty Award in #literature because he's a great writer and teacher
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3 votes in literature
1 vote in egocentric

38th
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Nikesh Shukla

Nikesh Shukla

Author, poet, musician and superhero.
Evie Wyld
Evie Wyld I nominate @nikeshla for a Shorty Award in #literature because he is a force for good, like a tornado of sweetness.
Rebecca Woodhead
Rebecca Woodhead I nominate @nikeshla for a Shorty Award in #literature because he is a kick-ass word nerd and support to other writers.
Jacob Walton
Jacob Walton I nominate @nikeshla for a Shorty Award in #literature because he asked me to... I mean... because he's great. ;)
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3 votes in literature

38th
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Ronan Hunt-Murphy

Ronan Hunt-Murphy

Storyteller. Follow the link for archived stories.
Niall Murphy
Niall Murphy I nominate @twistories for a Shorty Award in #literature because one time it was funny. :P
Ronan Hunt-Murphy
Ronan Hunt-Murphy Please could some of my followers also vote for me with "I nominate @twistories for a Shorty Award in #literature" and then any reason.
Ronan Hunt-Murphy
Ronan Hunt-Murphy Please could some of my followers also vote for me with "I nominate @twistories for a Shorty Award in #literature" and then any reason.
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3 votes in literature
1 vote in egocentric

39th

schmoo

schmoo

Daily haikus of a SmugMug Hero and Wordsmith-in-training.
Corina
Corina I nominate @schmoogle for a Shorty Award in #literature because her haikus are so nice to read (via @cabbey)
Andrew Gibbons
Andrew Gibbons RT @cabbey: I nominate @schmoogle for a Shorty Award in #literature because her haikus are so nice to read
Scott Phillips
Scott Phillips RT @cabbey: I nominate @schmoogle for a Shorty Award in #literature because her haikus are so nice to read
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4 votes in literature

39th
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Tracey O'Hara

Tracey O'Hara

Urban Fantasy Eos Books,avid reader and fan of sci-fi, fantasy, horror and romance. Not an autofollower but will respond when addressed.
Tamara Jones-Philps
Tamara Jones-Philps I nominate @traceyohara for a Shorty Award in #literature because...She's a wonderful Aussie author!
lovecatsdownunder
lovecatsdownunder RT I nominate @traceyohara for a Shorty Award in #literature because she will be one of Australia's top female authors.
Tracie Sommers
Tracie Sommers RT I nominate @traceyohara for a Shorty Award in #literature because she will be one of Australia's top female authors.
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4 votes in literature

39th
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conniemayfowler

conniemayfowler

Novelist, memoirist, screenwriter. Coming in April: How Clarissa Burden Learned to Fly. Most famous-Before Women had WIngs (Oprah pic) The Problem w/ Murmur Lee
thednzelprncpl
thednzelprncpl RT @jenniferkate: I nominate @conniemayfowler for a Shorty Award in #literature because of her new book coming out in April! http://bit. ...
Jim Miller
Jim Miller I nominate @conniemayfowler for a Shorty Award in #literature because of her book How Clarissa Burden Learned to Fly
Hostgator Coupon
Hostgator Coupon RT @jenniferkate: I nominate @conniemayfowler for a Shorty Award in #literature because of her new book coming out in April! http://bit. ...
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4 votes in literature

40th

Sarah Schroeder

Sarah Schroeder

work for TAMU
Jane Porter
Jane Porter Thanks! RT @aggieblues: I nominate @authorjanep for a Shorty Award in #literature because she writes awesome books
Colleen Thompson
Colleen Thompson 2 cool [email protected]aggieblues I nominate @AuthorColleen for a Shorty Award in #literature because she writes awesome books
Christina Dodd
Christina Dodd RT [email protected]: I nominate @christinadodd for Shorty Award in #literature bcz she writes awesome books _Humph. &...TY.
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3 votes in literature