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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.

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Emma Newman

Emma Newman

Writer of YA post-apocalyptic fiction by night, web content writer by day at www.yournisaba.com
Emma Newman
Emma Newman RT @FutureNostalgic: I nominate @EmApocalyptic for Shorty Award #literature 'cause she's an inspirational author <Gosh!>
Sam
Sam I nominate @EmApocalyptic for a Shorty Award in #literature because she is an inspirational author.
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2 votes in literature
1 vote in egocentric

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Karen Dash

Karen Dash

Marooned in Club 18-30 on Kavos, Corfu. Can never return home to UK. But I seen some things 2 remind me. Homesick and sick of that selfsame home.
Karen Dash
Karen Dash RT @dijeratic: @ExisleMoll Whoops, just tweeted - Shorty Awards, #literature category.// Done
DJ Young
DJ Young @ExisleMoll Whoops, just tweeted - Shorty Awards, #literature category.
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2 votes in literature
1 vote in egocentric

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mountie9

mountie9

Mom, Library Technician and Total Geek
Caroline Millet
Caroline Millet RT @juliekenner: Aww..thx! RT @mountie9:I nominate @juliekenner 4 Shorty Award in #literature b/c...she writes books U nevr wnt 2 put dn htt
Julie Kenner
Julie Kenner Aww..thx! RT @mountie9:I nominate @juliekenner 4 Shorty Award in #literature b/c...she writes books U nevr wnt 2 put dn
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2 votes in literature

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Jose Luiz Goldfarb

Jose Luiz Goldfarb

História da Ciência, Leitura, Cinema Judaico, Políticas Públicas, Eventos Culturais
Jose Luiz Goldfarb
Jose Luiz Goldfarb RT @Beca51: I nominate @jlgoldfarb Shorty Award in #literature because...of his work that cares about reading. THANKS
Rebeca Dayan
Rebeca Dayan I nominate @jlgoldfarb for a Shorty Award in #literature because...of his work that cares about reading.He is the man.
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2 votes in literature
54 votes in education
3 votes in customerservice
2 votes in food
1 vote in smallbusiness

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Daniela Blanco

Daniela Blanco

Designer, Ilustradora, Escritora, Leitora, e sou viciada em cada uma destas minhas manias, profissões, paixões. Todo mês o que penso-escrevo na Revista Capitu.
Daniela Blanco
Daniela Blanco RT @zecarlosjr I nominate @danielablanco27 for a Shorty Award in #literature because of her intense fondness of tweet..
José Carlos Souza Jr
José Carlos Souza Jr I nominate @danielablanco27 for a Shorty Award in #literature because of her intense fondness of tweeting on literature
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2 votes in literature
1 vote in egocentric

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rebeccawoodhea
julie Naylor
julie Naylor I vote for @RebeccaWoodhea for a Shorty Award in #literature because...she deserves it.
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1 vote in literature

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Robin Finck

Robin Finck

I am a real Robin Finck, not an impostinatour
fivemagics
fivemagics I nominate @robinfincktwits for a Shorty Award in #literature because... His tweets are becoming proverbs.
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1 vote in literature
1 vote in art

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Robert Reoch

Robert Reoch

Writer of delightful books of short stories titled, Travelers Shorts. Kindle and Ebook too! Entertaining reading. Visit my website.
Robert Reoch
Robert Reoch I nominate @TravelersShorts for a Shorty Award in #literature because...his short stories have an epoch treatment.
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1 vote in literature
1 vote in art
1 vote in egocentric

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melteschco
Tracie Sommers
Tracie Sommers I nominate @MelTeschco for a Shorty Award in #literature because she writes hot
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1 vote in literature

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Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett

Books Written Cheap
Jesse Dorsey
Jesse Dorsey I nominate @terryandrob for a Shorty Award in #literature because... well Discworld.
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1 vote in literature

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O Livreiro

O Livreiro

A rede social para quem gosta de ler.
Romullo Pontes
Romullo Pontes I nominate @olivreiro for a Shorty Award in #literature because... I love books and social networks about that
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1 vote in literature

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Salty Dog
Scott A. Bates
Scott A. Bates I nominate @2sticksinbucket for a Shorty Award in #literature because I can relate.
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1 vote in literature

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Sarah Barnard

Sarah Barnard

Writer, business owner and all round Greeny!
Sarah Barnard
Sarah Barnard I nominate @EthicsTrading for a Shorty Award in #literature because it's about time I won something for my writing!
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1 vote in literature
2 votes in weird
2 votes in books
1 vote in egocentric

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elissastein

elissastein

NYC author FLOW: the Cultural Story of Menstruation, pop culture historian, graphic designer, yogi, knitting enthusiast, and vintage coat collector.
RayBeckerman
RayBeckerman #shortyawards #literature @elissastein b/c she wrote about a forbidden topic
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1 vote in literature
16 votes in author
1 vote in egocentric

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dream hampton

dream hampton

writer. filmmaker. world citizen.
RayBeckerman
RayBeckerman #shortyawards #literature @dreamhampton b/c when she ain't tweetin' she's usually writin'
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1 vote in literature

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Bret Easton Ellis
Melissa Beasley
Melissa Beasley I nominate @eastonellis for a Shorty Award in #literature because... all of his books are innovative and intriguing.
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1 vote in literature

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Freda Roberts

Freda Roberts

If you follow me, then I will follow you Commissioner for the Town of Castalia NC.Writer of children's books
Freda Roberts
Freda Roberts I vote for @evehallowsbook for a Shorty Award in #literature because...she rocks !
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1 vote in literature
1 vote in art
1 vote in egocentric

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Keith Anderson

Keith Anderson

Grammy nominated country music singer songwriter
Donna Hash
Donna Hash I vote for @KAcom for a Shorty Award in #literature because...he makes up words.
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1 vote in literature
5 votes in music
2 votes in other
2 votes in food
2 votes in health

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megcabot

megcabot

Author of over 40 novels, including the Princess Diaries, Allie Finkle, Queen of Babble, Heather Wells and Airhead series
Beatriz Barrett
Beatriz Barrett I nominate @megcabot for a Shorty Award in #literature because she writes amazing books that every girl can relate to!
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1 vote in literature
1 vote in awesome

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marcia2001
Caio Martins
Caio Martins I nominate @marcia2001 for a Shorty Award in #literature because she ist a extraordinary poet.
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1 vote in literature