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Literary Landmarks: Brooklyn’s Central Library

Literary Landmarks: Brooklyn’s Central Library
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  Weekend afternoons are meant for fun. An afternoon at the library doesn’t sound like it fits into that category—but then again, the Central Library in Brooklyn isn’t just a library. It is the hub of the Brooklyn Public Library system, a building designed to look like an open book. And as any avid...
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Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!

Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!
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Summer is at its end, which means Halloween is just around the corner! And you know what else that means? Another legendary happy hour collaboration with the Children’s Book Council! So grab your best children’s book-inspired costume and join us on Wednesday, October 26th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at a yet to be determined location for some...
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YPG CARES: New York Cares Day for Schools 2016

YPG CARES: New York Cares Day for Schools 2016
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Young to Publishing has participated in NYCares Day for Schools every fall for many years. This is a great opportunity to dip your toe in the wonderful world of volunteering here in New York City. NYCares Day will take place on Saturday, October 22nd. Our group will be paired with a school in need and...
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Publishing 101: Foreign Rights

Publishing 101: Foreign Rights
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Have you ever heard the terms “foreign rights” or “literary scout,” and wondered, what’s that? Are you interested in learning more about major book festivals in places like Frankfurt, London, Beijing, and Bologna? Well, stay tuned! In honor of the Frankfurt Book Fair—one of the largest professional book festivals in the world—YPG is offering...
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Booktoberfest Happy Hour: Literary Trivia

Booktoberfest Happy Hour: Literary Trivia
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You may not have tickets to the Frankfurt Book Festival. We know how it goes. But you will have a chance to test your literary prowess against fellow YPGers at our Booktoberfest Literary Trivia Happy Hour! Celebrate Oktoberfest as only true book lovers and wordsmiths can. Booze will be served, teams will battle it...
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YPG October BBL: The Art of a Good Book Comics and Graphic Novels in Publishing

YPG October BBL: The Art of a Good Book Comics and Graphic Novels in Publishing
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Graphic novels have proven that they’re more than just a trend—they are a thriving part of the book publishing industry that is here to stay.  While comics have been a huge part of pop culture for nearly a century, they’ve often been separate from the literary world. Now, graphic novels are celebrated by major book...
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YPG/AAP DISCOUNT: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference

YPG/AAP DISCOUNT: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference
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Slice Literary’s sixth annual writers’ conference will take place on September 10th and 11th at St. Francis College in downtown Brooklyn. Panels and workshops will cover topics from the craft of writing (plotting, revision, short stories, and more) to the business of writing (pitch letters, landing a book deal, and beyond). Top editors, agents, and authors will discuss...
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YPG Write-In

YPG Write-In
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop! We’ll be hosting two this month—feel free to come to one or both! 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. If interested in being critiqued, email YPGwriters@gmail.com with a...
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Recap: YPG June BBL: Books from Beyond

Recap: YPG June BBL: Books from Beyond
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On Thursday, June 23rd, a group of YPG members gathered at AAP Headquarters for June’s Brown Bag Lunch panel, Books from Beyond: Literary Estates and Posthumous Publishing. Moderated by Hannah Campbell, Assistant Editor at Penguin Random House, four panelists from across the industry sat down to discuss how the editorial process changes when an...
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