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Literary Landmarks: The Round Table at the Algonquin

Literary Landmarks: The Round Table at the Algonquin
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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. The first thing you need to know about the Algonquin is that it’s a gorgeous piece of New York City architecture. It was built in 1902 and continues to operate...
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Words of the Week: From Distributor to Wholesaler

Words of the Week: From Distributor to Wholesaler
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From the YPG Bay Area team, a periodic list of words for those young (and old) to publishing to know. Distributor: Company, group or individual who sells products or services to retailers instead of to consumers. Imprint: The identifying name of a specific line of books available from the publisher. Publishers may have many imprints. POD...
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PW Star Watch

PW Star Watch
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Publishers Weekly, in association with The Frankfurt Book Fair, is excited to announce that nominations are now open for PW Star Watch, a new program recognizing exceptional, up-and-coming U.S. book trade talent. Ideal nominees are emerging publishing professionals who have demonstrated remarkable ability, innovative ideas, and a passion for moving the industry forward. There...
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YPG Discount: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference

YPG Discount: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference
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Slice Literary’s fifth annual writers’ conference will take place on September 12th and 13th 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...
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YPG’s Semi-Annual Board Game Night

YPG’s Semi-Annual Board Game Night
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By popular demand, board game night is back! So get out of the humidity and take a stab at settling Catan, or test the limits of your sense of humor with a round of Cards Against Humanity. Just grab your lucky socks and underwear—and maybe some games and beer to share with the group—and...
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YPG Book-to-Film Under the Stars: Fantastic Mr. Fox

YPG Book-to-Film Under the Stars: Fantastic Mr. Fox
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It’s summertime, so there’s no better time to take our Book to Film club to the lawn—Riverside Park lawn to be exact—for their Summer on the Hudson outdoor film series (HERE). Join us on Thursday, August 13th at dusk with picnic baskets and blankets in tow to enjoy one of NYC’s great outdoor movie...
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YPG Cares: Story Love #17

YPG Cares: Story Love #17
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Adult coloring books aren’t the only way you can get in touch with your inner child. Revisit your inner kid by diving deep into the adventures of paintings that come to life and speedy goat racers at Story Love #17. On Tuesday, August 4th at 7:15 pm at The Drama Book Shop (250 W....
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FULL EVENT: YPG Cares’ PS 64Q Summer Mural Painting Event!

FULL EVENT: YPG Cares’ PS 64Q Summer Mural Painting Event!
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WHAT:  PS 64Q: The Raymond York Elementary School has asked YPG to come back this summer to paint a mural at their school lunchroom after YPG Cares volunteers painted “Dream Board” art for New York Cares Day this past year, and also went back and painted a fun aquatic-themed mural.  The talented Annie Ericsson has graciously volunteered again to etch the...
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YPG Writers: A Writerly Support Group

YPG Writers: A Writerly Support Group
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“Hi my name is Ashley and…I’m a writer.” Do you sometimes feel like you would benefit from a support group for your writing? A group of individuals who totally understand all the crazy thoughts you have and things you do? People who might be able to offer advice on how to break through writers...
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