UtopYA Awards Tickets Now Available

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The votes are in and the utopYA Awards are just days away. Individual utopYA Awards tickets are now on sale for $30*. Don’t miss out on this inaugural event! We’re taking a chainsaw to the velvet rope, and including the fans for this special night of celebrating the authors who rock our imaginations.** There will be
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Cast Your utopYA Awards Vote

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Make history by voting for the winners of the inaugural utopYA Awards, which take place Saturday, July 7, 2012 in Nashville, TN. CAST YOUR VOTE NOW The utopYA Awards celebrate the writers, editors, beloved characters, stories and other creators of paranormal young adult (YA) books.* Nominees were peer selected. Winners are determined by Public Vote. VOTING ENDS 11:59 PM ON …

Katie Cook To Host utopYA Awards

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CMT host Katie Cook, will emcee the utopYA Awards on Saturday, July 7 from 8-10 pm. The utopYA Awards include nominated authors with works released between May 2011 and May 2012. Some of the celebrated categories are Best Series, Best Break-Out Author, Most Innovative Marketing, Best Character to Casting and Author of the Year. In keeping with the tradition of …

UtopYA Convention Gears Up For Inaugural Event

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UtopYA Convention Gears Up For Inaugural Event in Nashville, TN July 6-8, 2012 CMT’s Katie Cook Tapped To Host UtopYA Awards on Saturday, July 7 Creators, Cast and Screenwriter of AUROR’S TALE To Attend Nashville, TN / June 20, 2012 – As the much-anticipated utopYA Convention draws near, Founder Janet Wallace announces new talent and unique activities. UtopYA, the first …

UtopYAcon Schedule Announced

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UtopYAcon 2012 Schedule Friday, July 6, 2012 8 am – 9:30 am Registration 9:30 – 11 am Keynote: Myra McEntire 11 am – 12 noon Goddess Complex: The Genesis of a New World The creative process intertwines with research to create rich, believable characters, settings and mythology that keep the reader coming back for more. Power of the Fans From …

UtopYA, Adds Top-Selling Authors and Community Partners to Stellar Lineup

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For Immediate Release Nation’s First Young Adult Book Convention, UtopYA, Adds Top-Selling Authors and Community Partners to Stellar Lineup Nashville, TN / May 3, 2012 – UtopYA, the first convention for female, paranormal/fantasy young adult authors and the readers who love them, descends on the beautiful Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, TN on July 6-8, 2012. Created by marketing veteran and …

utopYA Sessions Announced

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NOTE: We will be adding surprises to this list. This is NOT a final list, and sessions are subject to change. Two of the aims of utopYA are: To bring together a community of collaborative authors and experts to help established and aspiring authors not only sustain, but create thriving, long-lasting careers. To offer readers, both young and young-at-heart, a …

UtopYA Discovered

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First Paranormal/Fantasy Young Adult Book Convention for Women Authors and the Fans Who Love Them Announced Nashville, TN — UtopYA, the first convention for female, paranormal/fantasy young adult authors and the readers who love them, descends on the beautiful Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, TN on July 6 & 7, 8 2012. Created by Janet Wallace, UtopYA is the first convention of …