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Literary Landmarks: The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

Literary Landmarks: The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
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Looking to check out a book? Don’t come to the New York Public Library. At least, not to the building on 5th Avenue at 42nd Street. The numerous branches scattered throughout Manhattan—including the Mid-Manhattan branch across 5th Avenue on 40th Street—offer a large variety of books and movies; however, the only books you can...
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YPG Book-to-Film Club: The Virgin Suicides

YPG Book-to-Film Club: The Virgin Suicides
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  Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club viewing and discussion of ON THE ROAD. Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is THE VIRGIN SUICIDES by Jeffrey Eugenides (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1993). Eugenides’s chilling debut novel centers on the lives of five sisters in Grosse Pointe, Michigan during the 1970s....
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YPG Back-to-School Happy Hour with YPG Cares

YPG Back-to-School Happy Hour with YPG Cares
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Summer Fridays are almost done, and the wonderful days of Fall are in our sights.  We’re talking sweater weather, fluffy scarves, and that crispness in the air that awakens your senses and gets you excited about doing something besides planting you caboose in front of your window A/C unit.  It also happens to be...
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Spotlights and Soundbites: A Day in the Life of an Assistant Editor

Spotlights and Soundbites: A Day in the Life of an Assistant Editor
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YPG fired its ten best questions at Allison Carroll, Assistant Editor at Harlequin, to learn more about what is arguably the most popular department in publishing. 1. Your typical workday looks something like this: I’m not sure there is a typical day on the job. There’s e-mail, reading, editing, meetings, and more e-mail, but...
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YPG Bay Area: Comics & “Geek” Culture in Publishing Panel

Come get your “comic-on” at this informative event where we’ll be discussing the rise of “geek” culture in publishing. Our panel will delve into the world of superhero media, nerdy/quirky presses, graphic novels, and other out-of-the-box publishing passions. Expand your publishing horizons by hearing first-hand what this growing corner of the publishing industry is...
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YPG Cares Supports the Hunts Point Literacy Festival

YPG Cares Supports the Hunts Point Literacy Festival

YPG Cares members from four AAP member publishing houses and other companies rallied over the weekend to support the Hunts Point Literacy Festival in the Bronx on Saturday, May 31st, 2014. Volunteers manned a table giving away Get Caught Reading posters and coloring animal bookmarks. Thanks to our YPG Cares organizer Allyson Rudolph for...
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YPG Cares Volunteers for Twelfth Story Pirates Event!

YPG Cares Volunteers for Twelfth Story Pirates Event!

Nine dedicated YPG volunteers from seven AAP member houses powered through over 100 story reviews for the Story Pirates. A vote was taken and the volunteer who identified the winning one-liner received free tickets to the Story Pirates’ monthly adult After Dark show, where free wine and good fun flows.
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YPG Cares Continues to Support HousingWorks

YPG Cares Continues to Support HousingWorks

For the third year in a row, a group of about 20 YPG Cares volunteers stepped up to support HousingWorks Bookstore Café by assisting with their Open Air Street Fair on Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 9:30am to 6:00pm. Congratulations to our volunteers on the continuation of a wonderful partnership and another successful event!
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YPG’s Town Hall Discusses Career Transitioning

YPG’s Town Hall Discusses Career Transitioning
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On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 6:30PM, over 80 YPG members from 17 AAP member publishing houses and related companies joined the very first YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition at the NYPL Jefferson Market Branch with YPG Planning Committee member panelists: Alex Arnold, Editorial Assistant, Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins Children’s Books...
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