Voting Now Open for the Sixth Annual UTOPiA Awards

Utopia Announcements, 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 …

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 Announces Week-long Black Friday Blitz

Utopia Announcements, 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 …

Official Bloggers and Book Tuber for #Utopia2016 Announced

Utopia Announcements, 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 …

Earlybird Ticket Price ENDS Saturday for #utopYA2015

Utopia Announcements, 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 …

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

Utopia Announcements, 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 …

Official utopYA 2015 Bloggers Announced

Utopia Announcements, 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 …

Special Black Friday Authors + Experts Announcement

Utopia Announcements, 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: http://utopYA2014.eventbrite.com       …