UTOPiA 2016 Welcomes “Beastly” Author, Alex Flinn, as Keynote Speaker

Utopia Announcements, Authors, Speakers

If you weren’t already aware, Myra McEntire, who was our first keynote speaker at the very first UTOPiAcon back in 2012, is joining us for our five year anniversary next year and hosting a special Wednesday night kickoff keynote event. And now we are thrilled to announce that bestselling author, Alex Flinn, will also be a keynote speaker at #UTOPiA2016! The Miami-based Flinn …

UTOPiA Idea eXchange Talks Applications Now Open. Submit Your Revolutionary Idea Now.

Utopia Announcements, inspirational, Speakers, UTOPiA Idea eXchange

In the vein of the popular TED talks, where real people share ideas worth spreading, we are excited to announce the return of the popular UTOPiA Idea eXchange talks. This is your chance to share your ideas and shape the present and future of the publishing industry. Submissions are now open. Deadline for submissions is Friday, October 16th. Selections will be …

#utopYA2015 Keynote Speaker, Lauren Miller answers questions about time travel, book marketing & more!

Utopia Authors, book marketing, Craft, For the fans, Speakers

To prove to herself that becoming a mother and entering parenthood wouldn’t zap her creativity, Yale University, Berkeley law grad, and author, Lauren Miller set out to write a novel in the first 100 days of her child’s life. She blogged about it in an experiment called “Embrace the Detour” and ended up with a two-book deal from Harper Teen and her …

Keynote Speaker, Denise Grover Swank, answers fan questions

Utopia Authors, book marketing, For the fans, Speakers

Today we deliver to you the second in our series with our keynote speakers where they answer your (and our) questions!! A New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, Denise Grover Swank, is well-versed in multiple genres, from contemporary romance to the paranormal. Denise and her Rose Gardner Mysteries series are nominated for several utopYA Awards this year, and we are looking forward to hearing her speak …

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 …

Second, Epic Keynote Speaker Announced for #utopYA2015

Utopia Announcements, Authors, For the fans, Speakers

I’m not even gonna tease you with a build up. I’m too damn excited. Joining the amazing Denise Grover Swank as one of our keynote speakers for the fourth utopYAcon is the dream-leading Kim Holden, author of Bright Side and All of It.   Her speech, titled “Do Epic,” which is the mantra and lifestyle of Bright Side’s heroine, will be Holden’s first ever keynote. The …

UtopYA Idea eXchange now open. Submit your Time Capsule Talk.

Utopia Announcements, Speakers

In the vein of the popular TED talks, where real people share ideas worth spreading, we are excited to announce the utopYA Idea eXchange. This is your chance to share your ideas and shape the present and future. Submissions are now open. Deadline for submissions is October 31st. Selections will be announced November 7th. Loading… It’s time to change the world.