5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries are now closed. Finalists will be announced in mid-October!

From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Author

When they’re not writing books on wizards saving the world, shimmering vampires, or stories of adventures of a kid and a tiger being stranded in the open sea on a liferaft, they’re connecting with their fans around the globe through Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and blogs. Nominate your favorite #Author here!


Anne Lamott is the bestselling author of Bird by Bird, Operating Instructions, and Traveling Mercies. In all her novels, she writes about loss – loss of loved ones and loss of personal control. She doesn’t try to sugar-coat the sadness, frustration and disappointment, but tells her stories with honesty, compassion and a pureness of voice. Lamott i…
Anna Todd
Anna Renee writes the [One Direction] fanfiction After on Wattpad. She lives in Texas and spends her time reading and writing when she's not on social media. Anna uses social media to write on Wattpad and to connect with her readers and other writers on Wattpad, Twitter and Instagram daily. She built a fandom and a mass group of friends by using s…
Margaret E. Atwood
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty books - novels, short stories, poetry, literary criticism, social history, and books for children. Atwood's work is acclaimed internationally and has been published around the world. Her novels include The Handmaid's Tale and Cat's Eye -- both shortlisted for the Booker Prize; The Robber Bride, winn…
Mel Fronckowiak
From Wikipedia: Melanie "Mel" Nunes Fronckowiak is a Brazilian actress, singer, writer and model. She became a model at age 19 after winning the title Miss Mundo Rio Grande do Sul. She also made a name for herself in acting. In 2010, she was casted in a Brazilian soap opera. She is also part of a band that performs throughout Brazil. In May 2013, …
doe ♡
Doeneseya is a 20 year girl from New York. She's full of ambition, determination, and a head full of dreams. Doeneseya started writing at the age of 8. She didn't think to officially publish her work. Many people tried to fill her head with doubts that her books would never be successful. Her riders supported her and pushed her to succeed. In 2013…
Estelle Maskame is a teenager from Scotland who is most known for writing the Did I Mention I Love You? series. Although young, she has already gathered a large following and has already self-published two of her novels which are on sale. She has had no help with promoting or advertising and has done this all on her own through the use of social m…


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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

finalists for the 5th annual shorty social good awards will be announced in mid-october!