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

Utopia Announcements, Authors, For the fans, Speakers

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 …

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 …

Dates for utopYA’s Five Year Anniversary Event 2016 Announced

Utopia Announcements

UtopYA 2016 will markĀ our five year anniversary. To be a part of the vibrant and vital new landscape of reading, writing, connecting and publishing….well, I don’t have the words. They all seem to small, too confining for what it’s been like to see new writers achieve great things, to make new friends each and every year, to be constantly inspired …

More 2-Day Exhibitor Space Now Available

Utopia Announcements, Authors, Exhibitors

I met with the hotel last week. Due to the high demand for exhibitor space, we reconfigured the layout and room assignments for all activities taking place at #utopYA2015. This has opened up a new room, in the conference area, which will be locked and secured every night, for those who want two-day exhibitor space. There are only 12 spots …

More Authors & Experts Announced for utopYA 2014

Utopia Announcements, Authors

First I need to apologize. I promised this list a week ago. Balancing the extreme demands of much-expanded utopYA this year has been a challenge. As with all periods of expansion, growing pains have been ever present. I stretch into them with excitement and pride, but when things slip through the cracks, you are the last people I want to …