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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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YPGCON 2017

YPGCON 2017
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YPGCON 2017: Building the Future of Publishing This year’s Young to Publishing Group’s annual conference is packed with sessions that provide insider tips to employees with less than six years of experience. The all-day event focuses on marketing, career advancement, and diversity. Sessions include: Welcome and Opening Remarks from Maria Pallante, President & CEO, Association of...
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Listen Up! An Update on Audio Books

Listen Up! An Update on Audio Books
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BIGNY DISCOUNT: Listen Up! An Update on Audio Books   How do you enjoy your morning commutes? When was the last time you were read to? Audiobooks are booming, thanks to easily accessible apps. Come hear how they are made, how they are sold and marketed, as well as other relevant and interesting information....
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YPG Writers: Write-In (Two Dates)

YPG Writers: Write-In (Two Dates)
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YPG Writers: Write-In (Two Dates) Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop. 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 1,000-1,500 word submission that...
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YPG Cares Holiday Book Drive & Gift Wrapping Party

YPG Cares Holiday Book Drive & Gift Wrapping Party
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YPG Cares Holiday Book Drive & Gift Wrapping Party   In the spirit of giving, we are partnering with the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) to host a fun book drive and book wrapping party! We will have donations from various publishers and you should feel free to...
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DIYPG: Papercrafts

DIYPG: Papercrafts
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DIYPG: Papercrafts “It’s the thought that counts!” -Dobby the House Elf, probably Join #DIYPG for a night of paper crafts: we’ll be making stationery, ornaments, and other goodies—perfect for hoarding for yourself, or for using as inexpensive and thoughtful gifts for your coworkers, friends, and family! Remember, the best thing about homespun gifts is that...
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YPG Book Club

YPG Book Club
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YPG Book Club: Vote for Our Next Read! It’s time for Round Two of the YPG Book Club! Cast your vote HERE for the next pick, and stay tuned on social media to find out the winner in December. The survey will be open until Friday, December 1st. Please reach out to Danielle Kolodkin...
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Twitter, Trolls, and Social Media Goals

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How do authors and agents navigate the world of Twitter, trolls, and media backlash? Join us on November 8th at 6:00 pm for a panel on the intersection of social media, marketing books, and activism. Panelists include Katherine Locke and Justina Ireland. RSVP for information about location and additional speakers. Moderator: Emily Hughes, Content...
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YPG CARES: Volunteer for the Goddard Riverside Community Center Book Fair

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YPG CARES: Volunteer for the Goddard Riverside Community Center Book Fair YPG is partnering with Goddard Riverside Community Center for a sixth consecutive year! We have several openings for volunteers at this year’s annual book fair. GRCC needs volunteers for various dates so there are plenty of chances for you participate. They will need...
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