At tonight's annual awards ceremony RT awarded the coveted Career Achievement and Reviewers' Choice Awards to the outstanding authors and books of 2010. The ceremony also recognized some of the authors who have made fiction what it is today and those whose talents will be shaping the genres for years to come!
There was a beautiful tribute to this year's Pioneers of Genre Fiction. Awards were given out to Catherine Coulter, Rhys Bowen, Joanne Fluke, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Valerie Parv, Eileen Dreyer, Margaret Brownley, Christina Skye and P.N. Elrod. These authors were at the forefront of groundbreaking changes across the genres of fiction and each has written books that are beloved by readers and remain "keepers" to this day.