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2015 YPG Conference Recap

2015 YPG Conference Recap
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   On the drizzly morning of December 2nd, 2015, some 200 young publishing professionals gathered at the new Hachette Book Group headquarters for the AAP’s annual Young to Publishing conference. There was a bright and expectant buzz as YPG members snatched up bagels and settled in for a day of panels and presentations featuring...
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Mid-to-Publishing Kickoff Event

Mid-to-Publishing Kickoff Event
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With the New Year upon us it’s time to try new things and what’s newer than a brand new AAP Mid-To-Publishing Group!?  If you have between 4 and 7 years of experience in the publishing industry and you have not yet received an invite to our Kickoff Happy Hour, consider signing up for this mailing list to get...
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Literary Landmarks: White Horse Tavern

Literary Landmarks: White Horse Tavern
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Literary Landmarks is a series that invites YPGers to visit a place of literary significance in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, or San Francisco. Although we tend to canonize beloved writers as gods and saints, oftentimes we forget they were a lot like us: young and a little naive, trying out new material on...
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YPG Bay Area Holiday Party Recap

YPG Bay Area Holiday Party Recap
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  Our holiday party this year was a blast! Some of the most exciting books we saw at the book exchange: a Harry Potter coloring book, The New Yorker Book of Literary Cartoons and Step Aside Pops. Thank you all for contributing to our new ideas board! We’re not sure that we can make a buffalo chicken wing contest book-related,...
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YPG Digital: Pub-Casting: Publishing, Storytelling, and Podcasts

YPG Digital: Pub-Casting: Publishing, Storytelling, and Podcasts
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Since the Serial craze, it seems like everyone is listening to and talking about podcasts. The publishing world is no exception. Podcasts are used for innovative storytelling, to discuss the latest books and trends, and in some cases, inspire original books themselves. Learn more about this exciting new phenomenon at our “pub-casting” panel on...
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YPG CARES: STORY LOVE #20

YPG CARES: STORY LOVE #20
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    Interested in helping keep youngsters writing and creating? Read and provide positive feedback on kids’ uber-creative stories at Story Love #19. On Wednesday, January 6, from 7:30-9:00pm at The Drama Book Shop (250 W. 40th Street), join the YPG Cares team to read the awesomely creative ramblings of grade schoolers. While chowing...
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2nd Annual New Year, New Brew! / New Beer, New You! Happy Hour

2nd Annual New Year, New Brew! / New Beer, New You! Happy Hour
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Trying to think of a New Year resolution (that you won’t give up on by January 2nd)? Well we’ve got the perfect one: stop ordering the same old beer! Join us at Peculier Pub for our second annual New Year’s happy hour as we explore options outside the standard Bud, Coors, and Miller. With...
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2016 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION: START A FIGHT CLUB with YPG Book-to-Film

2016 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION: START A FIGHT CLUB with YPG Book-to-Film
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“The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club… ”  If you haven’t seen this film, and the ending hasn’t been ruined for you…this is the first thing to put on your calendar for 2016. If you have seen it or some terrible person told you the ending, you should...
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January BBL: #WeNeedDiverseBooks

January BBL: #WeNeedDiverseBooks
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You’ve seen the hashtag. You’ve probably used the hashtag. And I’m sure you’ve read and heard the word “diversity” in more industry news and meetings than you can count. But what you’ve probably asked yourself more than once is, “What real changes has this movement put into place?” This event will seek to answer...
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