Voting Now Open for the Sixth Annual UTOPiA Awards

UtopiaAnnouncements, Authors, Bloggers, Craft, For the fans, UTOPiA Awards

We are thrilled to open the two-week public voting period for the Sixth Annual UTOPiA Awards. Every year I get excited to see who the Academy members will honor with nominations. It’s inspiring to see peers, friends and colleagues recognize each others’ hard work and commitment to this thriving community. I am always surprised, moved, and elated when I discover new talent, new … Read More

Join us at #UTOPiA2017 for a Conversation with Vilma Gonzalez

UtopiaAnnouncements, 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, … Read More

UTOPiA Announces Week-long Black Friday Blitz

UtopiaAnnouncements, Bloggers, For the fans, Giveaway, Sweepstakes

 It took me awhile to get this post together because, quite frankly, there is so much going on next week and into Cyber Monday, that I’m not sure even I have all the info. But here’s what we’ve got planned:: A huge Thanksgiving Celebration on the #UTOPiA2016 event page on Facebook hosted by the amazing, official bloggers of UTOPiAcon. Here’s the … Read More

Official Bloggers and Book Tuber for #Utopia2016 Announced

UtopiaAnnouncements, Bloggers

For our epic five-year anniversary, we wanted to bring out the big guns. We’ve invited back all of our official bloggers over the past two years, and we’ve added an official book tuber!!! The following blog post was written by the amazing Jo Michaels who will be heading up the coordination, scheduling and management of all of the official posts … Read More

Earlybird Ticket Price ENDS Saturday for #utopYA2015

UtopiaAnnouncements, Authors, Bloggers, book marketing, Craft, Exhibitors, For the fans, Speakers

This is the last week to grab your tickets to #utopYA2015 at the Earlybird level prices. We’ve packed serious value into both the Standard Package and the VIP Package. Check this out: Earlybird Standard Ticket :: ONLY $90 4.5-day pass to the utopYA convention (utopYAcon) — Continental breakfast included each day (first come, first served) June 17 – 21, 2015 … Read More

First round of Moderators, Panelists and Experts Announced for utopYA 2015

UtopiaAnnouncements, Authors, Bloggers

We are so happy to announce the first round of moderators, panelists and guest experts who will be sharing their experience and knowledge with the attendees of #utopYA2015. This list does not necessarily include the 125+ exhibitors who will also be at the conference available to meet and greet with attendees. The list is in alphabetical order by last name, and is … Read More

Official utopYA 2015 Bloggers Announced

UtopiaAnnouncements, Bloggers

Last year we were blown away by the caliber of bloggers we had the opportunity to work with on an “official” level. It was not only EASY to work with them, each blogger brought to the table collaboration, fresh ideas, FUN and, above all, totally GOT what all of you and all of us are trying to accomplish through utopYA … Read More

Special Black Friday Authors + Experts Announcement

UtopiaAnnouncements, Authors, Bloggers

I hope your hearts, tummies and shopping bags are full this Thanksgiving. Today I’ll keep this Black Friday announcement short and sweet. Here is the latest list of the newest confirmed authors and experts who will sharing their time and expertise with us at #utopYA2014. If you haven’t bought your tickets to #utopYA2014, grab them here:       … Read More

utopYA 2014 Official Bloggers Announced

UtopiaAnnouncements, Bloggers

Yeah, so back in August I sent out the call for an official utopYA Blogger. A couple of us on the team keep up the utopYA blog, but I wanted some of the bloggers out there who have been supportive, to get a chance to not only be official bloggers for utopYA, but reap some pretty cool rewards for doing … Read More