On March 6, Romance Writers of America announced that Mary Jo Putney was the recipient of the 2013 RWA Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award.  One of RWA’s highest honors, the award is given to authors who have contributed significantly to the romance genre. 

In their announcement, RWA said, “Mary Jo Putney is a best-selling author with more than 29 books published since 1987. Her stories are noted for their psychological depth and unusual subject matter, and Putney is a nine-time finalist for the RITA Award, has won two RITAs, and is on the RWA Honor Roll for best-selling authors.”

Congratulations, Mary Jo!