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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE

YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE
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  Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on July 12 and July 19. 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 YPGwriters@gmail.com with a 1,000- to...
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Girls Write Now College Essay Writing Workshops

Girls Write Now College Essay Writing Workshops
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YPG Cares: Girls Write Now College Essay Writing Workshops Please note: These are DAYTIME commitments! Girls Write Now is looking for volunteers to help with their college essay writing workshops. Come support some hopeful college-bound students in drafting, writing, and refining their personal letters for college applications. Volunteers have the opportunity to either act...
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YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Children’s)

YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Children’s)
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    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. July 11, 2018 6:30 – 8:30 pm Location: The Gray Mare, 61 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003 This mixer focuses...
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Discount: Literati: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them

Discount: Literati: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them
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  Literati is a night of comedians in character performing hilarious readings. Sophisticated, satirical, and sometimes wigs. Do you ever leave a comedy show saying, “Hmm, that was pretty funny but not enough reading . . .”? Well, then this is the show for you! Your hosts Colin O’Brien (JFL New Faces) and Michael...
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Dear YPG

Dear YPG
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Dear YPG, I really don’t know the difference between an ARC and a galley. Help! That’s a great question, especially because at some houses, the terms are informally used more or less interchangeably. But there is a difference! According to the AAP’s own Bookjobs.com Commonly Used Terms page: Formatted in book form, bound galleys...
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Travel Publishing Panel

Travel Publishing Panel
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  When: Wed, June 20, 2018 from 6 – 7:15pm Where: Lonely Planet 124 Linden St. Oakland, CA   RSVP HERE   Description: Travel publishing and guidebooks have been a mainstay in the industry for the better half of a century – but a lot has changed since the days of paper maps. Join...
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Summer Kickoff with YPG + POC in Publishing + LatinX!

Summer Kickoff with YPG + POC in Publishing + LatinX!
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  Summer Kickoff with YPG + POC in Publishing + LatinX!   What’s better than kicking off your summer with one of your favorite publishing groups? Kicking off your summer with THREE of your favorite publishing groups!   Join us for a panel and mix-and-mingle with the Young to Publishing Group, People of Color in Publishing, and Latinx in...
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YPG Bay Area Is Dreaming of the ‘90s…the 1890s

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We had a blast learning the history of print with Ava Sayaka Rosen of Open Windows Cooperative at our Letterpress Notebook Workshop on Saturday, April 28th. From hand scribes to the Gutenberg Press to the craft revival of book arts today, we followed the evolution of the book with a quick primer. Then the group got...
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YPG Bay Area: “Beer”-E-A Get-Together!

YPG Bay Area: “Beer”-E-A Get-Together!
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  WHEN: Thursday, May 31st, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm WHERE: Drake’s Dealership, 2325 Broadway, Oakland RSVP HERE HELLO YPG’ERs! It’s May, which means it’s almost time for BookExpo America (BEA), the biggest book trade fair in the country! Not heading to New York? No problem! We’re having our own celebration right here in the...
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Dear YPG: How do I get an interview if I’m new in town?

Dear YPG: How do I get an interview if I’m new in town?
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Dear YPG, I recently moved to New York from the Midwest to pursue publishing jobs. Even though I had publishing internships in college (also in the Midwest), I’m really struggling to get interviews. I’m not sure if it is realistic for me to pursue an assistant-level position even though I’ve already interned. Any advice...
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