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FULL EVENT: Free YPG Screening: Me Before You

FULL EVENT: Free YPG Screening: Me Before You
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On Saturday, May 21st, Warner Brothers is hosting a pre-screening of their upcoming romantic drama ME BEFORE YOU—and YPG has been invited to attend! Based on the novel by Jojo Moyes, ME BEFORE YOU is the story of a small town girl who forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she’s taking care...
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Meet Manuscript Wish List

Meet Manuscript Wish List
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Attention all YPG editors! If you’ve attended one of our semiannual agent/editor mixers, this post may sound familiar to you. Here’s Jessica Sinsheimer, Associate Agent at the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency, to introduce her latest project: Manuscript Wish List. I’ve been attending YPG mixers for years—they were my introduction into the world of publishing...
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YPG Cares Volunteers Needed for Books Behind Bars

YPG Cares Volunteers Needed for Books Behind Bars
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Books Through Bars (http://booksthroughbarsnyc.org/wp/) is an ongoing all-volunteer-run group that sends free, donated books to incarcerated people across the nation. They mail book packages to individuals rather than prison libraries and book collection is donated by members of the community. Sign up for any Sunday or Monday shift (and bring a friend if you...
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YPG Cares: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair

YPG Cares: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair
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Every year Housing Works Bookstore puts on a festive, all-day shopping bazaar called the Open Air Street Fair. Books are sold along with other items like records, CDs, clothing, and accessories to benefit the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS. Housing Works has asked YPG to be a part of making the day possible!...
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May Book-to-Film: The Joy Luck Club

May Book-to-Film: The Joy Luck Club
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Come watch the adaption of the “intensely poetic, startlingly imaginative and moving” The Joy Luck Club, a story about the bonds between generations and cultures told by four mother/daughter pairs. This Book-to-Film night will also serve as our May YPG Diversity event. If you get the chance to read the book ahead of time,...
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May BBL: The Rich and Famous: The Insider’s Scoop on Working with Celebrity Authors

May BBL: The Rich and Famous: The Insider’s Scoop on Working with Celebrity Authors
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You get the email. You are going to get to work with a celebrity author (#forthewin). Fast forward three months. You never knew that this many approvals existed in the world of publishing! Working with high-profile authors can change the name of the game, and we are bringing in publishing experts from different departments...
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YPG Cares May Planning Committee Meeting

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Please join the YPG Cares Planning Committee at our next meeting on Monday, May 23rd at the AAP Office (71 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor) at 6:30PM to get involved with planning and programming for YPG Cares! YPG Cares was formed in support of the YPG mission to give entry-level employees a chance to build...
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YPG Cares: Story Pirates

YPG Cares: Story Pirates
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Want to help keep the next generation of young minds writing? Read and provide positive feedback on kids’ uber-creative stories at Story Love. On Wednesday, May 11, from 7:15-9:00 at The Drama Book Shop (250 W. 40th Street), join the YPG Cares team to read the creative ramblings of grade schoolers. While chowing down...
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YPG Writers: May Write-In and Flash Workshop

YPG Writers: May Write-In and Flash Workshop
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And we’re back! Celebrate spring with YPG Writers and join us for a write-in and flash workshop.  We’ll do a quick introduction, followed by an hour of writing and optional sharing, then we’ll wrap up the meeting with a flash workshop. In response to the feedback you’ve given us, this time we are taking...
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