The year's best producers of short* poetry content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Top nominees in poetry

1

Rhymeo

@Rhymeo

I nominate @Rhymeo in #poetry because its history making.

I nominate @Rhymeo in #poetry because its refreshingly short.

@shortyawards with a @Rhymeo in #poetry because its one of a kind, just like Tweetywords.

2

yellville

@yellville

I nominate @yellville for a Shorty Award in #poetry because her poetry speaks to the soul.

I nominate @yellville for a Shorty Award in #poetry because...her tweets are!

3

RedQueenEffect

@RedQueenEffect

I nominate @RedQueenEffect for a Shorty Award in #poetry because her daughter is a cutie and I'm sure the acorn doesn't fa ...

I nominate @RedQueenEffect in #poetry cause she "spits that shit, poet!"

4

arjunbasu

@arjunbasu

I nominate @arjunbasu for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because his tweets are quirky and entertaining.

I nominate @arjunbasu for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because... He has made Twitter even MORE relevant.

I nominate @arjunbasu for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he writes incredible short stories in 140 characters &

5

dmcordell

@dmcordell

I nominate @dmcordell for a Shorty Award in #poetry because she is the laureate of tiny poetry. See:http://tinyurl.com/3aw5af

6

strawberrynose

@strawberrynose

I nominate @strawberrynose for a Shorty Award in #poetry because... she writes some nice poems

7

avflox

@avflox

I nominate @avflox in category #poetry because she understands the power of words.

I nominate @avflox for a Shorty Award for #soulbaring for writing the naked truth, however painful it is.

I nominate @avflox for a Shorty Award in #muse because... she blends sexual politics and social consciousness. Not easy.

8

frank_ohara

@frank_ohara

I nominate @frank_ohara for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because as far as I know he's the only real poet on twitter.

I nominate @frank_ohara for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he has such an entertaining way with words.

I nominate @frank_ohara for a Shorty Award in #poetry because no one doesn't rhyme like him.

9

abartelby

@abartelby

@abartelby LOVED your article! Reco you start the #followfailawards to rival the #shortyawards

I nominate @abartelby for a Shorty Award in #personal because... he has the best Twitter description on the planet.

@shortyaward I nominate @abartelby for a Shorty Award in #personal because he is The Writer of twitterland. His blog is awesome.

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Dailyhistorycom

@Dailyhistorycom

@Dailyhistorycom Thanks for votes... RT @shortyawards I nominate @Rhymeo in #poetry because its history making.