The 14th Annual Shorty Award winners are here! View the full list.

THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

Special Project
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

https://twitter.com/sarahdessen/status/648913074251014144 https://twitter.com/sarahdessen/status/650815525841334272 https://twitter.com/sarahdessen/status/655176468725678084 https://twitter.com/sarahdessen/status/653316401554399232 https://twitter.com/sarahdessen/status/652895393680891904