UTOPiAcon Master Classes on Sale in January

Utopia Announcements, Craft, Master Class

January 1st was the first time we’d run a promotion on the Master Classes, and the response to that was so incredible we’ve decided to extend the offer of $17 off the Master Classes until the end of the month! You do NOT have to have or buy a ticket to UTOPiAcon in order to take a Master Class. The classes, while located …

Book-inspired Singer Songwriter, Beth Crowley, to Perform at Sixth Annual UTOPiA Awards

Utopia Announcements, For the fans, UTOPiA Awards

Some of you may know YouTube sensation, Beth Crowley, from her video where she posted an original song inspired by Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments series, which garnered well-deserved praise and has over 1.3 million views! Beth actually first gained recognition on YouTube in 2011 when she was inspired by comedic group Axis of Awesome and posted a medley of popular songs titled …

New York Times Bestselling Author Jasinda Wilder Announced as UTOPiAcon 2017 Featured Speaker

Utopia Announcements, Authors, inspirational, Speakers

Sometimes I have to pinch myself when I look at the list of incredible people joining us for #UTOPiA2017. And today I get to add New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and international bestselling author, Jasinda freaking Wilder to that talented and inspirational group of speakers and guests. I’ve been a fan of Jasinda’s prolific catalog of naughty but …

UTOPiAcon Launches a Book Club

Utopia Announcements, For the fans

We’ve been wanting to launch book club for a few years now, but how to do it, where to do it, and how to manage it were all questions that kept delaying it. Would it be a podcast? How many books would we do, and how often? With differing opinions and no “right” answers, the UTOPiAcon Book Club sat on the …

Bloggers and Booktubers Wanted

Utopia Announcements

UTOPiA is expanding its blogging efforts to better serve its growing community, expanding formats and interests. We are looking for writers and booktubers who are passionate about fandoms, books, and creative communities to share news, insights, and all the feels and awesome with our growing list of subscribers and readers. A few facts about the UTOPiAcon blog (taken from 2015-2016 ONLY): On …

Isaac Marion to do Live Commentary at Official “Warm Bodies” Film Screening at #UTOPiA2017

Utopia Announcements, Film, For the fans

It’s confirmed! We will be hosting an official screening of “Warm Bodies,” the film adaptation of the novel by Isaac Marion, who will be there doing LIVE commentary through it all! The movie, which has an 80% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, stars Nicholas Hoult (who won a Teen Choice Award for his role in the film), Teresa Palmer (I Am Number Four), Dave Franco, …

#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 …