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YPG book to Film Club: The Spectacular Now

YPG book to Film Club: The Spectacular Now

Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club viewing and discussion of DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?/BLADE RUNNER. Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is THE SPECTACULAR NOW by Tim Tharp (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2008).
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Storytelling on Another Level: #TwitterFiction Festival Live!

Storytelling on Another Level: #TwitterFiction Festival Live!

Don’t miss the kick-off party/performance for #TwitterFiction Festival on Wednesday, March 12th at 7pm at Subculture (located at 45 Bleecker St. in NYC). It will be a night of interactive storytelling, live illustration, music collaboration. Hosted by the hilarious Sara Barron of The Moth, the show will feature performances by R.L Stine (of Goosebumps...
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BEA on a Boat!!

BEA on a Boat!!

It’s FINALLY that time of year! Spring is upon us, winter is a not-so-distant memory and BEA is just around the corner. So join us for YPG’s 5th Annual BEA on a Boat Party at the Frying Pan to celebrate the first day of librarians with totes the size of suitcases (or...
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Writing (Un)Block: Unreliable Narrators

Do you wish you could get a bit of writing practice without signing up for a class? A chance to get out of your own head and maybe away from your current project and just write for fun with no expectations or stress or commitments? If so, you should join us for YPG Writers...
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YPG Executive Track: Managing Your Career and Negotiating Your Salary

As you progress in your publishing career, you might begin to wonder about your next steps and how to have big conversations about promotions and salary. Together with the Women's National Book Association, YPG has convened a panel of professionals to offer important and concrete advice about positioning yourself to be successful: learn how...
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YPG Cares Planning Committee Meeting

Want to help decide on our next YPG community service events? If so, the YPG Cares Planning Committee is going to be meeting onWednesday, April 30th from 6:30-8:00pm at the AAP New York offices (71 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor), and WE WANT YOU TO JOIN!
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World Book Night 2014

World Book Night 2014

Thank you to everyone who has signed up for the third annual YPG Cares World Book Night Giveaway, to take place on Wednesday, April 23rd! There will be over 40 of us at this year’s giveaway—our biggest one yet! As many of you already know, World Book Night(www.worldbooknight.org) is an annual celebration designed to...
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Dealmakers: A Series of Speed-Networking Events from the League of Assistant Editors

Dealmakers: A Series of Speed-Networking Events from the League of Assistant Editors

Speed networking for agents and editors who work on YA and kids’ books! Dealmakers is a fast-paced night of networking for young acquiring editors and young agents with clients: think 15+ lunches in an hour, minus the restaurant anxiety ("do I chew funny? I think I chew funny."), plus a free drink. Bring a...
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Shiver Me Timbers! It’s Story Love #12

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Get the scurvy of yar tax filings in ship-shape and clear the decks for Story Love #12 on Tuesday, April 15th at The DRAMA BOOK SHOP (250 W. 40th Street) from 7:00-8:30 pm. Don’t be a lily-livered sea dog. Join the crew to write three-to-four sentence story reviews that encourage school kids to enjoy...
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YPG Bay Area: Lit Magazine Event

YPG Bay Area: Lit Magazine Event

Ever wanted to know more about the Bay Area's amazing literary magazine scene? Lit magazines are a staple of the publishing world, and especially influence the corporate and creative culture of book publishing here in the Bay Area.
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