10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The regular entry deadline is February 8, 2018

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

Sarah Dessen

Winner in Author

About Sarah Dessen

If you love summertime, stories, and strong female friendships, you’re likely a Sarah Dessen fan. A long-time resident of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Dessen’s novels also take place in the romantic Southern state. She’s written 12 novels, some of which reached The New York Times Best Seller list, while the 2003 Mandy Moore film How to Deal was based on two of her books. YA fans are serious about their love for the genre, so Sarah keeps up with them on tour and on Twitter. She also offers sneak peeks into her conversations with her own BFFs and isn’t afraid to go into deeper issues online.

Sarah Dessen's best work on social

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow,, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city