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NEW! YPG Ambassadors

Do you attend a lot of YPG events? Do you wish more people at your house attended events, and are you willing to use your powers of persuasion to make that happen? Then do we have the role for YOU! Sign up to be a YPG Ambassador and help spread the word about...
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YPG Discount: 50% off Event: Inside the Mind of HR: How Hiring Really Happens

We’re sure you’ve been told what you should do on an interview, how to write a cover letter and resume, but do you really feel prepared? Whether for an online application or a chance encounter at an event, you should always be prepared to show some strength – when talking about yourself
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YPG Launches its Bay Area Chapter!

YPG is launching a Bay Area chapter! If you are a young professional in your first seven years of publishing and are looking to network with other industry locals in the Bay Area, join us for the first YPG Bay Area event, a Launch Party on Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 5:30 – 7:30...
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YPG Launches YPG Digital

YPG Launches YPG Digital

As publishing grows more digitally and web-focused, we at YPG believe it’s our mission to equip our members with the skills and knowledge to be frontrunners in this industry. With that in mind, we are launching YPG Digital: a series of programs geared toward social media, the web, e-books, and many other rapidly changing...
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YPG Book Blind Date

Celebrate the season of love with us at our Book Blind Date! Bring a favorite book to share, and take a new Blind Date book to read!
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Book to Film Club: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER by Stephen Chbosky (Simon & Schuster). Join us on Wednesday, February 20th at 7 pm at Simon & Schuster.
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YPG College & University Outreach Training

Would you be interested in speaking about career opportunities in book publishing at colleges and universities—your alma mater or elsewhere—in the area? Twice a year, there is an AFTER-WORK TRAINING for all interested YPG members.
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February BBL: Getting to the Core of Libraries

YPG Brown Bag Lunch: Getting to the Core of Libraries will address the various relationships between the publisher and librarian communities, including such topical elements as collection development, data released in the Patron Profiles, ebook lending, and the Common Core.
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YPG Catches the Holiday Spirit

YPG Catches the Holiday Spirit

Eat, drink, be merry...and proudly rock those ugly holiday sweaters! Close to 100 publishing folks made it out to famed West Village literary hotspot Kettle of Fish for YPG's first annual Tacky Holiday Sweater shindig.
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Dear YPG #3: Quote Seeker and Pondering Publicity

Dear YPG #3: Quote Seeker and Pondering Publicity

Welcome to the third edition of Dear YPG! In this segment, we address the arduous process of gathering blurbs for your books, as well as the way publicists decide who to solicit for print, TV, and other reviews.
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