#1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Abbi Glines, Announced as #UTOPiA2017 Featured Speaker

Utopia Announcements, Authors, For the fans, Speakers

We could not be happier to announce that author, mother, and all around a**-kicker, Abbi Glines, will be joining us as a featured guest next June at #UTOPiA2017. Abbi, an Alabama-based bestselling author of romance and young adult books, was actually at the very first UTOPiAcon way back in 2012. She was our very first “Author of the Year” at …

Isaac Marion, Author of Zombie Hit “Warm Bodies,” Announced as #UTOPiA2017 Featured Guest

Utopia Announcements, Authors, For the fans, Speakers

We are ecstatic to announce that Isaac Marion, author of New York Times best-selling novel, WARM BODIES, which was adapted into a major motion picture, will be joining us at #UTOPiA2017!!! Isaac, who grew up in the Pacific Northwest, will be part of our new programming called “The Dedication,” which is a conversation-style setting on the main stage with UTOPiAcon founder …

Talk and Screening with Bestselling Children’s Book Author and Hulu Animations Creator, Daniel Errico, Announced for #UTOPiA2017

Utopia Announcements, Authors, Film, LGBT, Speakers

In an ongoing commitment to expand UTOPiAcon programming to include more diversity and inclusion, we are ecstatic to announce that bestselling children’s book author, Daniel Errico, will be a featured guest at #UTOPiA2017. Animations based on Errico’s works, The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived and Rosaline, are available on Hulu as the first to star an openly gay and lesbian hero and heroine, respectively. He …

Novelistas Performance and Improv for Writers Master Class Announced for #UTOPiA2017

Utopia Announcements, Craft

Back in December of 2015 a couple of ladies who call themselves The Novelistas emailed us. They’d heard about UTOPiAcon and thought we might be a good fit for what they provide to eager groups of writers and book lovers. I did not see this email. We were in the transition from the utopYAcon life into the UTOPiAcon life, and …

Join us at #UTOPiA2017 for a Conversation with Vilma Gonzalez

Utopia Announcements, Bloggers, inspirational, Speakers

At UTOPiAcon 2017 we have added a new programming segment called THE DEDICATION. These are hour-long conversations with authors and influencers in the publishing community that dig deeper into the “behind the scenes” story of those stars who are driving the direction of the industry today. We are happy to announce that our first featured guest is highly respected (and two-time UTOPiA Award-winning) blogger, …

UTOPiA Moves the Con to New Hotel in 2017

Utopia Announcements

UTOPiAcon is excited to announce an upgrade in venue for its sixth annual convention June 22-25, 2017. The Nashville Airport Marriott is confirmed as the partner hotel and venue host to the convention, awards and signing event. A $15 million renovation to the hotel guest rooms and meeting rooms will be completed by January 0f 2017.  This is great news for UTOPiAcon attendees! Here’s …

Become a UTOPiA Affiliate

Utopia Announcements

Over the past five plus years, the UTOPiA tribe has passionately supported this convention and community. You are always talking about UTOPiA, sharing tips and heart with each other year round. We over here at UTOPiA headquarters have always been grateful for your support of the con, and now we can give back even more to you to show our thanks. …

NY Times Bestselling Author, Ann Aguirre, Announced as First Featured Speaker for #UTOPiA2017

Utopia Announcements, Authors, Speakers

I am so flipping excited to announce that New York Times bestselling author, Ann Aguirre, is the first featured speaker to be announced for UTOPiAcon 2017. “I’m thrilled and honored to have been invited to speak at UtopiaCon because it brings together such disparate individuals who are united by their love of books. I hear this is the event for filling the …