THE ALL-PRO took second in the Tor.com 2011 reader's poll. Why? Because Junkies f-ing rock, that's why. It was a fun poll and the people at Tor did a great job monitoring for shenanigans.
The article is a fun read, because they seem a tad amazing that authors who are not household names but have the magic voodoo known as "an online presence" can do well in these type of contests. What is this mysterious "online presence?" It's also known as treating your fans with constant respect and listening when they talk to you. Magic sauce!