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Behind the Scenes at a Speakers Bureau with YPG

Behind the Scenes at a Speakers Bureau with YPG
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Over lunchtime at Penguin Random House’s downtown headquarters on Wednesday, February 25th from 12:30-1:30pm, YPG’s February BBL: Behind the Scenes at the Speakers Bureau brought in Natalie Duncan from HarperCollins, Tiffany Tomlin from Penguin Random House, and Scottie Bowditch from Macmillan to shed some light on their roles in directing the in-house speakers bureaus of...
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YPG Bay Area Social Event: Literary Trivia (hosted by Pegasus Books)

YPG Bay Area Social Event: Literary Trivia (hosted by Pegasus Books)
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Who: YPG Bay Area (Feel free to bring along your friends, loved ones, co-workers, etc.) What: Name that author! Label that cover! Test your literary knowledge with your fellow YPG’ers as we play against other teams in Pegasus Books’ Second Annual Literary Trivia Night. When: Wednesday, April 29th @ 8pm Where: Ben ‘n Nick’s...
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Finance 101: How to Thrive in NYC (on a Publishing Budget)

Finance 101: How to Thrive in NYC (on a Publishing Budget)
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The average starting salary for an entry level job in publishing is about $33,000, and it’s no secret that, while many publishing jobs are located here, New York City is an expensive place to live. How can someone just starting their career make it work? On March 11, 2015, fifty YPGers from a variety...
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YPG Bay Area Hosts Panel on Freelancing in Publishing

YPG Bay Area Hosts Panel on Freelancing in Publishing
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Thanks to the 20+ Bay Area YPGers who were able to join us for Be Your Own Boss: How to Successfully Freelance in Publishing on Wednesday April 15th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at the Berkeley Public Library, South Branch. It was one of our most successful panels to-date, thanks to our all-star panelists: Debbie Berne, Founder...
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Sixth Annual BEA on a Boat

Sixth Annual BEA on a Boat
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It’s FINALLY that time of year! Spring is upon us (though Winter is doing a good job of sticking around), and BEA is just around the corner. So join us at the Frying Pan for YPG’s 6th Annual BEA on a Boat party, taking place this year from 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday, May 28th. Celebrate...
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YPG Diversity Presents: A Publishing Potluck Party!

YPG Diversity Presents: A Publishing Potluck Party!
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Did you know that May 21st is World Day for Cultural Diversity? Though this day was originally set up by UNESCO  to encourage a dialogue about issues of diversity awareness in the UN General Assembly, it has grown an annual celebration called Do One Thing (for Diversity and Inclusion). This year, YPG wants to do our part....
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#YPGDigital and YPG Writers Present: Your Guide to Online Writer Communities

#YPGDigital and YPG Writers Present: Your Guide to Online Writer Communities
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Whether you’re an editor, an agent, an aspiring writer, or just someone who’s interested in understanding new trends in publishing, this panel is for you! It’s no secret that the journey to becoming an author is no longer as simple as sending a manuscript off to an agency slush pile. We’ll take a deep...
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YPG West Village Literary Walking (& Drinking!) Tour

YPG West Village Literary Walking (& Drinking!) Tour
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For literary history, few cities come close to New York’s rich and varied collection of novelists, playwrights, and poets. Join us on Thursday, May 14th at 6:00 pm for a walking tour of the West Village, inspired by the pioneering writers profiled in Kate Bolick’s new book, Spinster (which was a recent YPG Little...
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We Want You! Support Soldiers Overseas with YPG’s Operation Paperback Happy Hour

We Want You! Support Soldiers Overseas with YPG’s Operation Paperback Happy Hour
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Come armed with children’s book donations to McGee’s Pub, the inspiration behind How I Met Your Mother’s MacLaren’s Bar, for a YPG Happy Hour. This event has been moved to Monday, May 4th from 6:00 to *wait for it* 8:00pm to celebrate Memorial Day early and to collect children’s books for Operation Paperback. McGee’s is located at...
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