NY Times Bestselling Author, Amy Harmon, Announced as Keynote Speaker for UTOPiAcon 2017

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We are overjoyed to announce that rockstar author Amy Harmon will be our new Keynote Speaker on Friday, June 23rd at UTOPiAcon 2017. Utah native, Amy Harmon, is a Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and New York Times bestselling author. Her books have been published in sixteen languages (OMG, 16?!). She has written eleven breathtaking novels – among them the USA Today …

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

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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 …

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Abbi Glines, Announced as #UTOPiA2017 Featured Speaker

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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

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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

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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 …

Join us at #UTOPiA2017 for a Conversation with Vilma Gonzalez

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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, …

NY Times Bestselling Author, Ann Aguirre, Announced as First Featured Speaker for #UTOPiA2017

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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

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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 …

NY Times Bestselling Author, Alessandra Torre, Announced as Keynote Speaker at #UTOPiA2016

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We are so excited to announce that Alessandra Torre will be joining us as one of our featured keynote speakers at #UTOPiA2016. The highly acclaimed author of 12 novels, Torre will kick off  the convention Thursday morning, June 23rd. Our keynote speaker likes long walk on the beach, good books, and steamy sex. Living on the Emerald Coast of Florida, Torre is …

UTOPiA Idea Xchange Talks and Speakers Announced for 2016 Convention

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Today, we are excited to announce the speakers and talks that will be shared with you next June at #UTOPiA2016. Today we also unveil the permanent logo for the UTOPiA Idea Xchange. It was designed by Victoria Faye of Whit & Ware. The only thing that will be changing about this logo each year is the color, which will reflect the theme …