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SOCIAL: LIT CRAWL NYC WITH PEN AMERICA

SOCIAL: LIT CRAWL NYC WITH PEN AMERICA
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  YPG is excited to be collaborating with PEN America for their biannual Lit Crawl on Saturday, April 21, where bookish pub nerds can bounce from literary event to literary event, making new logophile friends and waxing poetic about the new reading series they just discovered. The night has three phases: Phase 1 (6-7pm), Phase...
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YPG CARES: VOLUNTEER WITH HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE

YPG CARES: 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, April 15 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, then please sign up here.   YPG has historically...
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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (TWO DATES!)

YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (TWO DATES!)
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on April 12 and April 26. 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 1,500-word...
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Panel Recap: Sensitivity Readers

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On December 7th, a group of YPG members gathered in the Dr. Seuss Room at Penguin Random House with an exceptional panel to discuss sensitivity reads. Patrice Caldwell, Associate Editor at Hyperion and the founder of People of Color in Publishing, Tiffany Liao, Editor at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, Namrata Tripathi, Associate...
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YPG Bay Area Event: Art & Illustrated Publishing Panel

YPG Bay Area Event: Art & Illustrated Publishing Panel
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When: Wednesday, April 4th at 6:00pm Where: Chronicle Books, 680 2nd Street, 4th floor, San Francisco The Bay Area is home to some of the most renowned and innovative publishers of illustrated books in the country. Gift books, cookbooks, licensed character books, art instruction books, children’s picture books, museum books, photo essay books—the Bay Area covers it all!...
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BIGNY DISCOUNT: Printers Roundtable

BIGNY DISCOUNT: Printers Roundtable
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  BIGNY presents Printers Roundtable The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is offering a panel discussion about the evolution of digital printing. FEATURING: Steve Franzino: Vice President Technology & Book Operations LSC Communications Kevin E. Spall:  President Thomson Shore Dale Williams: Executive Vice President Command Digital (Strategic Content Imaging) MODERATED BY: Pat Henry Senior Editor...
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Planning Committees

Planning Committees
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New York Planning Committee Hannah Campbell (@thishannah) is an Associate Production Editor at Henry Holt & Company. She received a BA from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU in 2010, with a focus in literature, creative writing, and semantics. She then earned an MS in education from St. John’s University and taught high school...
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READ AHEAD ANNUAL GALA

READ AHEAD ANNUAL GALA
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Volunteer at Read Ahead’s annual gala! Read Ahead, a reading-based mentoring program for elementary school students, needs volunteers for their annual rooftop gala in April. Spaces are limited, so please sign up as soon as possible! The gala will be on Monday, April 30 beginning at 6:00 pm (volunteers should arrive between 5:00 and...
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ROGUE WORLD BOOK NIGHT GIVEAWAY!

ROGUE WORLD BOOK NIGHT GIVEAWAY!
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  World Book Night (WBN) is a super-fun, global effort for book lovers like us to spread the joy of reading by giving away books. While the US’s official partnership with WBN ended in 2014, we at YPG have continued the tradition. This year, we are having our very own ROGUE World Book Night,...
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MURDER MYSTERY PARTY

MURDER MYSTERY PARTY
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Ladies and gentleman! Join us for a show-stopping, circus-themed night of revelry, mystery, and a murder that steals the show. Group up with your fellow YPGers, use your detective skills, and find the killer before the final act!   When: April 19 from 6:00—8:30 pm Where: Penguin Random House (1745 Broadway) Why: Because everyone...
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