Congratulations to the Winners of the Fourth Annual utopYA Awards

Utopia Announcements, Authors, utopYA Awards

This is my first post on our new web site. It’s going to take a little getting used to. I’m not the web site whiz that Chelsea Starling and Crystal Bryant are. We are gathered here today, however, to celebrate the amazing group of winners that were voted on by YOU, the fans and readers out there. We had such …

Third Annual utopYA Awards will be streamed LIVE online

Utopia Announcements, utopYA Awards

We learned a lot from our livestream experience last year, and can’t wait to livestream the Third Annual utopYA Awards for those who may not be able to join us in person. If you haven’t cast your vote yet for your favorite authors, bloggers, book cover models, fans and other experts in the publishing field, voting is open in the …

First Round of Panelists and Tickets On Sale Date Announced for utopYA 2014

Utopia Announcements, Authors

You’ve been waiting. You’ve been wondering. And now’s the time for us to announce the first round of those who will be at utopYA 2014 to make it the best conference for you yet! The utopYA mission, if boiled down to a few words, are: education- collaboration- connection- inspiration. In that spirit, we decided to collaborate with previous attendees and …

Winners of the Second Annual utopYA Awards

Utopia Announcements, Authors, utopYA Awards

We are soooo happy to announce the winners of the Second Annual utopYA Awards. Thank you to the utopYA Academy members who nominated their peers, and thank you to the public for your votes. In two weeks of public voting, almost 3,800 votes came in from 48 countries around the world, including: Tunisia, Slovenia, Russia, Korea, Greece, New Zealand, Australia, Peru, …

Make the most of YOUR utopYA

Utopia Authors, book marketing, Craft, Speakers, Sponsors

With less than two weeks left until utopYAcon, we are all feeling the excitement and anticipation. Whether you are looking forward to seeing old friends or a little nervous about making new ones, here are a few tips to make the most of your time and feel confident heading into the event. HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF NASHVILLE: It …

UtopYA Awards Tickets Now Available

Utopia Announcements

The votes are in and the utopYA Awards are just days away. Individual utopYA Awards tickets are now on sale for $30*. Don’t miss out on this inaugural event! We’re taking a chainsaw to the velvet rope, and including the fans for this special night of celebrating the authors who rock our imaginations.** There will be
 humor,
 music, 
multi‐media, 
social
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Cast Your utopYA Awards Vote

Utopia Announcements

Make history by voting for the winners of the inaugural utopYA Awards, which take place Saturday, July 7, 2012 in Nashville, TN. CAST YOUR VOTE NOW The utopYA Awards celebrate the writers, editors, beloved characters, stories and other creators of paranormal young adult (YA) books.* Nominees were peer selected. Winners are determined by Public Vote. VOTING ENDS 11:59 PM ON …

Katie Cook To Host utopYA Awards

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CMT host Katie Cook, will emcee the utopYA Awards on Saturday, July 7 from 8-10 pm. The utopYA Awards include nominated authors with works released between May 2011 and May 2012. Some of the celebrated categories are Best Series, Best Break-Out Author, Most Innovative Marketing, Best Character to Casting and Author of the Year. In keeping with the tradition of …

UtopYA Convention Gears Up For Inaugural Event

Utopia Announcements, Press Releases

UtopYA Convention Gears Up For Inaugural Event in Nashville, TN July 6-8, 2012 CMT’s Katie Cook Tapped To Host UtopYA Awards on Saturday, July 7 Creators, Cast and Screenwriter of AUROR’S TALE To Attend Nashville, TN / June 20, 2012 – As the much-anticipated utopYA Convention draws near, Founder Janet Wallace announces new talent and unique activities. UtopYA, the first …