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An Uncensored Look at Publishing’s Fight for the Freedom to Read: YPG’s March BBL

An Uncensored Look at Publishing’s Fight for the Freedom to Read: YPG’s March BBL
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“It is the responsibility of publishers and librarians to give full meaning to the freedom to read by providing books that enrich the quality and diversity of thought and expression. By the exercise of this affirmative responsibility, they can demonstrate that the answer to a ‘bad’ book is a good one, the answer to...
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Story Love #16: The Prettiest Bandit in the Animal Olympics

Story Love #16: The Prettiest Bandit in the Animal Olympics
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On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, a fleet of a dozen YPG Cares volunteers from several AAP member houses, captained by two Story Pirates, gathered at Midtown Manhattan’s Drama Book Shop to give lots of love to grade schoolers’ stories. This was the latest edition of Story Love, in which YPG-ers provide encouragement and positive...
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YPG Book-to-Film Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

YPG Book-to-Film Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
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Nothing says childhood like summer, except of course Harry Potter. Celebrate staying young at heart (and Harry Potter’s birthday)y on July 31st with YPG’s Book-to-Film Club! We will be watching Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone based off of the beloved book by J.K. Rowling (Scholastic). Bring your own butterbeer or firewhiskey and munch...
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YPG Diversity Hosts Pride Happy Hour

YPG Diversity Hosts Pride Happy Hour
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YPG Diversity would like to invite you to come celebrate LGBT Pride Month with YPG’s second annual Pride Happy Hour at Cowgirl in June! This campy West Village favorite has everything you need to relax and mingle with your publishing colleagues as we celebrate Pride and the vital role of LGBTQI people in the publishing profession. Location:  Cowgirl (519 Hudson...
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YPG Special Offer: Free Intensive Workshop at 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference

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The 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference will be held June 12-14, 2015 at Manhattan College in New York City. This is an opportunity for publishing staff to learn from seasoned publishers as well as educators, designers, and digital developers about the newest developments and opportunities in children’s publishing. The conference includes a diverse range...
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YPG Writers (Un)Block: Summer Secrets

YPG Writers (Un)Block: Summer Secrets
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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’ll be happy to know that Writers (Un)Block is back! This time...
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YPG Cares: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair

YPG Cares: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair
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Every year, Housing Works Bookstore puts on a festive, all-day shopping bazaar called the Open Air Street Fair. Books are sold along with other items like records, CDs, clothing, and accessories to benefit the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS. Housing Works has asked YPG to be a part of making the day possible!...
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YPG Discount: WNBA-NYC Membership

YPG Discount: WNBA-NYC Membership
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Looking to expand your network of publishing professionals? Searching for a place to meet fellow writers? Starting to wonder what comes next after YPG? The Women’s National Book Association, NYC Chapter is offering YPG members the opportunity to join at the Student Rate of $20.00  (Regular Rate $50.00). WNBA-NYC Membership benefits include: Admission and...
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Sixth Annual BEA on a Boat

Sixth Annual BEA on a Boat
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It’s FINALLY that time of year! Spring is upon us (though Winter is doing a good job of sticking around), and BEA is just around the corner. So join us at the Frying Pan for YPG’s 6th Annual BEA on a Boat party, taking place this year from 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday, May 28th. Celebrate...
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