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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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Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer

Author and galactic hitchhiker
Beatriz Barrett
Beatriz Barrett I nominate @eoincolfer for a Shorty Award in #literature because his books never fail to entertain me.
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Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer

Award winning actress and singer who rose to fame for her performance in the film Akeelah and the Bee.
Karl L.
Karl L. @kekeinaction Sweet! Could you help me a little bit? :/ http://shortyaward... < Vote for #literature Shorty Awards. (Please RT)
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reccawoodhead
Francis
Francis I nominate @reccawoodhead for a Shorty Award in #literature because she is a genuine talented writer ;) She rocks!
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1 vote in literature

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Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk

Run by Dennis Widmyer (@dwidmyer), webmaster of the official site @ chuckpalahniuk.net. Until Chuck decides to try this himself, I’ll do my best in his place.
Beatriz Barrett
Beatriz Barrett I nominate @chuckpalahniuk for a Shorty Award in #literature because he isn't afraid to shock and amaze readers.
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1 vote in advertising

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Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi

curly headed gemini
Amy Brown
Amy Brown I nominate @shappikhorsandi for a Shorty Award in #literature because her book was unputdownable.
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1 vote in literature

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Samuraiko

Samuraiko

Creative, brilliant, shameless, stupidly optimistic, and frighteningly intelligent (sometimes)
MH
MH I vote for @Samuraiko for a Shorty Award in #literature because she's a brilliant writer and fan movie maker for #coh
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1 vote in literature

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Daily Dickinson

Daily Dickinson

A daily poem from the complete works of Emily Dickinson.
Michael Hartford
Michael Hartford I nominate @DailyDickinson for a Shorty Award in #literature ... like a chirping brook / Upon a dusty way
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1 vote in literature

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Julie Kenner

Julie Kenner

author, mom, deposed supreme ruler of the universe
mountie9
mountie9 I nominate @juliekenner for Shorty Award in #literature because...she always writes books you never want to put down
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1 vote in literature

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Tanya Huff

Tanya Huff

I write SF&F and it's been said I've never met a trope I didn't skewer. I'm good with that. Oh, and there's cats.
Kat Morgan
Kat Morgan I nominate @TanyaHuff for a Shorty Award in #literature because the Cdn scifi/fant scene would be nothing with her.
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1 vote in books

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motke

motke

Motke Dapp is a magical being, a novel-writer, one who paints like many frost cakes, a 140 character story teller, and a jalapeno hummus lover. @m0tke too.
Dianne
Dianne I vote for @motkedapp for a Shorty Award in #literature because of his quirkering way with faeries, robots, & kittens.
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1 vote in literature

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TolkienLibrary

TolkienLibrary

Author and webmaster of TolkienLibrary.com. Head of department Webdesign at android.be. Tolkien fan, Apple lover and SEO guru.
TolkienLibrary
TolkienLibrary I vote for @TolkienLibrary for a Shorty Award in #literature because he brings all the #Tolkien news! Yay!
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SUSAN HILL

SUSAN HILL

writer and publisher
Josa Young
Josa Young I nominate @susanhillwriter for a Shorty Award in #literature because she is sharply amusing and deeply helpful
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1 vote in literature

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Amy

Amy

Mom, red-head, chronically tired. Oh, and I enjoy cupcakes.
the Fitness Diva
the Fitness Diva I nominate @amynicole21 for a Shorty Award in #literature because even a DumbBelle could spot her genius. Hello?
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1 vote in literature

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이외수

이외수

화천군 감성마을 소설가 Korean Novelist 'Lee Oisoo' - http://oisoo.tumblr.com
고영혁 (Dylan Ko)
고영혁 (Dylan Ko) I nominate @oisoo for a Shorty Award in #literature because he has inspired his may followers with bits of insight.
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1 vote in literature

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Ken Miller

Ken Miller

Quite an experience to live in fear, isn't it. That's what it is to be a slave. Rutger Hauer in Blade Runner.
Penny Goring
Penny Goring Yippee!! xx Rt @dts3204 I nominate @triplecherry for a Shorty Award in #literature because She is a wicked good writer
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lkhamiton
Quita S.
Quita S. I nominate @LKHamiton for a Shorty Award in #literature because I'm addicted to her Anita Blake series and her Merry Gentry series
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1 vote in literature

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City Different
Penny Goring
Penny Goring ThanksX Rt @CityDifferent I nominate @triplecherry for a Shorty Award in #literature because she's a unique new voice
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1 vote in literature

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Elizabeth Buchan

Elizabeth Buchan

Best selling author of Revenge of the Middle Age Woman and other novels, wife and mother.
Josa Young
Josa Young I nominate @elizabethbuchan for a Shorty Award in #literature because she is a brilliant novelist
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1 vote in literature

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Marika Cobbold

Marika Cobbold

Author of six novels: first novel Guppies For Tea, latest, Aphrodite's Workshop For Reluctant Lovers. Family-person, City-dweller, book-lover
Josa Young
Josa Young I nominate @marikacobbold for a Shorty Award in #literature because she writes wonderful novels and tweets beautifully
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1 vote in literature

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Meg. C.

Meg. C.

Name is Megan and Im 18 years young.
Candace Michele
Candace Michele @meggmc09 I nominated @kenyonsherrilyn for a Shorty Award in #literature because of Syn, Acheron, Zarek, and Nykyrian.
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1 vote in literature