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Story Love #15: Clear Pens, Full Bellies, Can’t Lose

Story Love #15: Clear Pens, Full Bellies, Can’t Lose
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                On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, nine YPG-ers, along with one intrepid Story Pirates leader, braved the wintry elements to gather at the famed Drama Bookshop in midtown New York City. The occasion? Story Love #15! Our volunteers dove headfirst into dozens of stories written by grade...
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Words of the Week: From Co-op to Webinars

Words of the Week: From Co-op to Webinars
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From the YPG Bay Area team, a periodic list of words for those young (and old) to publishing to know. Co-op Advertising: Advertising whose cost is shared between or among different companies. Such advertising is especially advantageous to smaller companies with limited budgets. Such ads are also called cooperative advertising. In some co-op advertising, a...
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YPG’s Throwback Arcade Birthday Party

YPG’s Throwback Arcade Birthday Party
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YPG is turning 15, and this year we’re celebrating with a good old fashioned arcade birthday party! Join us at Barcade (the Chelsea location, NOT the Brooklyn one) for 2 hours of happy hour specials and vintage video games, including the original Donkey Kong, Ms. Packman, Tetris, Space Invaders and other classics. But the...
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YPG’s HR Series: Invisible Networking

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As the next event in YPG’s popular after-hours Human Resources Series, join us on Thursday, March 12th from 6:30-8:00pm at Hachette Book Group’s new offices (1290 Avenue of the Americas, NYC, Room TBD) for a discussion on owning the informational interview. This panel will include networking experts, human resource reps, and affable executives in...
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YPG Finance 101: Saving Money on a Publishing Budget

YPG Finance 101: Saving Money on a Publishing Budget
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It’s not easy to scrape by in New York on an entry level salary in any industry, and we get that. For this reason, YPG has invited New York Life representative Ryan Hart to do a free “Finance 101” presentation to interested members. He’ll focus on savings and managing a stable income in an...
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YPG Cares: Volunteer with Project Cicero

YPG Cares: Volunteer with Project Cicero
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Volunteer with Project Cicero and help put books straight into the hands of New York City teachers and librarians!  Project Cicero is a fantastic organization that, to date, has placed two million books into more than 11,000 classrooms and school libraries reaching over 500,000 children in under-resourced schools in New York City. Volunteers can help out by attending...
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YPG’S February BBL: Behind the Scenes at the Speakers Bureau

YPG’S February BBL: Behind the Scenes at the Speakers Bureau
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Have you ever been curious about how publishers represent their authors for speaking engagements—shaping the national conversation on and off the page? Come meet the experts behind a burgeoning field in author services: The Speakers Bureau. Join us, Wednesday, February 25th from 12:30-1:30pm at Penguin (375 Hudson, Room 5053). You’ll hear from a professional...
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The Digital Video Revolution in Publishing (#YPGDigital)

The Digital Video Revolution in Publishing (#YPGDigital)
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It’s becoming clear that digital video has a transformative power to shape our industry. Online viewer patterns increase by 50% a year and millions of hours of film are uploaded every day. The new content producers, marketers, and consumers are all on Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram and other video sharing sites, and it’s clear that digital video...
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YPG Discount: BIGNY February Meeting

YPG Discount: BIGNY February Meeting
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Ever wonder how books are being repurposed and repackaged for different markets, where they are sold other than traditional publishing routes, and how these special editions are keeping the printed book alive? The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is offering YPG members discounted admission to their February meeting “Book Specialties: Repurposing and...
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