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YPG Writers: Write-In/Critique – Two Dates!

YPG Writers: Write-In/Critique – Two Dates!
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YPG Writers: Write-In/Critique – Two Dates! Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on December 14 and December 28. As always, 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...
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Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) Holiday Party

Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) Holiday Party
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  Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) Holiday Party   Is your motto “can’t stop, won’t stop” when it comes to holiday parties? Well, here is another one for you! BIGNY is inviting all YPG members to their annual holiday happy hour at Eammon’s (9 East 45th Street, 2nd Floor), on December 14,...
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YPG Discount: Literati: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them

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  “A highly literate offering” – The New York Times ​​ “…pokes fun at literary pastime by taking it out of bookstores and into comedy clubs” – LA Weekly   YPG Discount: Literati: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them   The hilarious literary comedy show Literati has invited YPG...
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YPG Cares: Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co/826NYC

YPG Cares: Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co/826NYC
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YPG Cares: Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co/826NYC   We are looking for 5 to 10 volunteers to work a Maker Shift at Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. Saturday, December 16 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (372 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn). The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. is a real store that sells superhero supplies and accessories. All...
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Career Workshop Day at the Fresh Air Fund

Career Workshop Day at the Fresh Air Fund
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  On October 28th, The Fresh Air Fund and YPG Cares got together to organize a career workshop for middle-schoolers. Miriam Tuliao from Penguin Random House, Erin Flaaen from Simon and Schuster, Keilin Huang from Lee and Low Books, Sharon Watson from Penguin Random House and me, Shiva Ramachandran from Apress, Springer Nature, all...
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Panel Recap: Twitter

Panel Recap: Twitter
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On November 8th, 2017 a group of YPGers gathered at Penguin Random House with Social Media Manager Emily Hughes, editor Esi Sogah, and authors Justina Ireland and Katherine Locke to discuss the pros and cons of Twitter. The panelists talked about deciding on their brand, and how that brand has changed over time. Esi...
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YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Adult)

YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Adult)
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YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Adult) Calling all agents and editors! Whether you’re looking to make your first acquisition or sale, or moving on to your fifth, you won’t want to miss this editor/agent networking happy hour!   This mixer focuses on adult trade fiction and nonfiction. Get ready to mix, mingle, and discuss your favorite...
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YPG Diversity Panel: Sensitivity Readers

YPG Diversity Panel: Sensitivity Readers
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YPG Diversity Panel: Sensitivity Readers Readers embrace books that include characters of all different races, ethnicities, religions, genders, and sexual orientations. But by including characters with such varying backgrounds, writers are tasked with writing about people whose life experiences they may not share. How, then, are they to make sure that their characters’ portrayals...
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YPG Scavenger Hunt

YPG Scavenger Hunt
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YPG Scavenger Hunt Looking to combine your love of books with some friendly competition? Seek no further! Sign up to be a part of the first-ever YPG Scavenger Hunt! Comb the streets of New York solving literary-inspired clues and discovering book-themed locales. The quest begins at 3:00 PM on Sunday, December 10th and will...
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