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YPG Bay Area “Geeks Out” Over Comics

YPG Bay Area “Geeks Out” Over Comics
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  A big thank you the YPG Bay Area members who were able to join us for the Comics & “Geek” Culture in Publishing Panel at Mission Comics on Thursday, September 4th from 6:30-7:30pm, despite the huge fire in the area only a few hours earlier (​luckily ​no books were harmed). We couldn’t have asked for a...
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YPG Special Edition Book-to-Film Club: Orange Is the New Black

YPG Special Edition Book-to-Film Club: Orange Is the New Black
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably already binge-watched both seasons of Netflix’s smash hit series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK by now. This riveting dramedy stars Taylor Schilling as Piper, a thirtysomething woman living in New York City who is sentenced to 15 months in a women’s federal prison for transporting...
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YPG September BBL: A Teenager with a Book Contract?

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For kids, by kids.  It’s a model explored with varying levels of authenticity in many mediums from television comedy to online journalism, broadcast radio to social media. And it’s taking the world of book publishing by storm.  More and more debut authors under the age 20 are emerging in the young readers marketplace as...
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YPG Joins Lit Crawl NYC

YPG Joins Lit Crawl NYC
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Come join YPG and Manhattan’s downtown literati as we partner with Lit Crawl NYC on Saturday, September 13th  for an evening of drinky, bookish festivities. What’s Lit Crawl? “It’s like a pub crawl… with authors!” We’ll group-crawl to three of the participating events listed below (check out the full schedule here, in case something...
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YPG August BBL: A Crash Course in Crash Publishing

YPG August BBL: A Crash Course in Crash Publishing
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Traditional book publishing. It’s tried and true, which means that there’s all the time in the world to get a book ready for its perfect launch into the world, right? WRONG. As media consumers are becoming more and more accustomed to “binge-ing” on their favorite things (a la Netflix), publishing is picking up the pace! Series,...
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Show Me the Money: YPG Executive Track Hosts Panel on Salary Negotiation

Show Me the Money: YPG Executive Track Hosts Panel on Salary Negotiation

On Tuesday, April 29th from 12:30-1:30pm, over 60 members of the AAP’s Young to Publishing Group from 18 member publishing houses, as well as several members of the New York City chapter of the Women’s National Book Association, attended a YPG Executive Track/WNBA Brown Bag Lunch on Managing Your Career and Negotiating Your Salary....
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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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Literary Landmarks is a series that invites YPGers to visit a place of literary significance in New York City, Boston, or San Francisco. 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...
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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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