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 …

Win Dinner with #UTOPiA2016 Keynote Speakers Alessandra Torre and Alex Flinn

Utopia Announcements, Authors, Giveaway, Speakers, Sweepstakes

You’re planning out which panels to go to, which authors you want to sign books, dinners with friends old and new, what you’ll wear to the awards, and more. Just when you think #UTOPiA2016 can’t get any more fun, we throw one more reason your way to be there… Two Winners have the chance to enjoy a private dinner with keynote speakers and New …

It’s Time to VOTE in the Fifth Annual UTOPiA Awards

Utopia Announcements, For the fans, UTOPiA Awards

We are thrilled to open the two-week public voting period for the Fifth Annual UTOPiA Awards. Every year I get excited to see who the Academy will honor with nominations. I am always surprised, moved, and elated when I discover new talent, new books, rising stars, and those A-list rock stars who continue to raise the standards for all of us year after …