The Shorty Award
for Social Media's Best
Author

When they’re not writing books on wizards saving the world, teenage girls becoming national symbols of rebellion, or stories of a married woman faking her own murder, they’re connecting with their fans around the globe through Twitter, Facebook, Vine, Instagram, and blogs. Nominate your favorite #Author here!

This category will have 7 finalists. These include 3 with the most nominations from the public, 3 chosen by the Shorty Awards Nominating Board made up of professional journalists from around the world, and 1 Wildcard Finalist. See our rules page for more info.

Winner

Of the 7th Annual Shorty Award in Author

Nominations for Individuals are now closed

Entries for Brands & Organizations are open until 2/26.

Stay tuned for finalist announcements in the coming weeks.

Finalists chosen by the nominating board

Three finalists will be selected by members of the Shorty Awards Nominating Board which is comprised of journalists from around the world. One Wildcard Finalist will be selected by the Nominating Board from among the top 25 nominees after the nominating period ends.

WILDCARD

 



Author Nominees