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WHY READING MATTERS CONFERENCE

WHY READING MATTERS CONFERENCE
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The National Book Foundation is looking for volunteers for its third annual Why Reading Matters conference, focused on reading without boundaries. The conference is designed to bring together educators, nonprofit administrators, librarians, academics, publishing professionals, writers, and literary activists of all kinds to discover and share ways to welcome more readers into their community....
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BEA ON A BOAT

BEA ON A BOAT
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BookExpo and BookCon are quickly approaching! Mark your calendars and join YPG’s annual BEA on a Boat party at The Frying Pan on Thursday, May 31 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Celebrate another year of book-centric panels, librarians hauling huge tote bags, and standing on your feet for hours at the Javits Center. And...
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VOLUNTEER WITH HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE

VOLUNTEER WITH HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE
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Housing Works is looking for 6 to 8 YPG volunteers to help their online sales department scan and sort their book donations to see if they are sellable. If you are available on Sunday, May 20 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, then please sign up here.   YPG has historically been an asset...
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VOLUNTEER WITH THE BRONX BOOK FESTIVAL

VOLUNTEER WITH THE BRONX BOOK FESTIVAL
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  The Bronx Book Festival, taking place on Saturday, May 19, aims to promote literacy and foster a love of reading among children, teens, and adults. The festival will cover a wide range of topics relevant to the Bronx community through panels, workshops, and more with award-winning and bestselling authors, illustrators, and creators. The festival will...
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YPG BOOK CLUB: I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER

YPG BOOK CLUB: I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER
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  Hey YPGers! The votes have been tallied, and we’ll be reading I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez for the next book club. The next meeting is May 16 at 6:00 pm at Random House (1745 Broadway). Click here to RSVP. Please email Danielle (Danielle.Kolodkin@harpercollins.com) or Heather (Heather.Allen@harpercollins.com) with...
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BIGNY DISCOUNT: LGBTQ VOICES IN PUBLISHING

BIGNY DISCOUNT: LGBTQ VOICES IN PUBLISHING
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  With Pride Month right around the corner, join BIGNY for their May meeting focused on how the LGBTQ community are creating and contributing to the book publishing world. The panelists has a wide variety of experience including LGBTQ history, activism, religious conflict with LGBTQ lifestyles, coverage of notable hate crimes, conversion therapy, romance...
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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE

YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE
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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (LOCATION TK) Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on May 24. 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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YPG Bay Area: Letterpress Notebook Workshop

YPG Bay Area: Letterpress Notebook Workshop
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  YPG Bay Area and Open Windows Cooperative invite you to attend a Letterpress Notebook Workshop on Saturday, April 28th, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (cost is $30, all materials provided). Join publishing colleagues to learn the basics of letterpress printing and bookbinding using 19th century equipment. Led by Ava Sayaka Rosen at Open Windows Cooperative...
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BOOK-TO-FILM: THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEASON TWO

BOOK-TO-FILM: THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEASON TWO
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Join YPG for the season two premiere of Hulu’s Golden Globe– and Emmy Award–winning adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s classic dystopian thriller The Handmaid’s Tale! Why watch it alone when you could watch it with fellow book and TV lovers on Wednesday, April 25 from 6:30–8:30 pm in Room 5172 at Penguin’s 375 Hudson St....
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YPG CARES: COMMUNITY-WORD PROJECT ANTHOLOGY EDITING DAY

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Join Community-Word Project in helping the second and fifth grade classes of PS/MS 37 Multiple Intelligence School bring their original poetry to life in an anthology of student work. Volunteers will work with students one-on-one, typing up their poems, helping them add additional sensory richness to their original creative work, and sharing a mentorship...
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