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Literary Landmarks: Top Ten Things to Know about Pete’s Tavern

Literary Landmarks: Top Ten Things to Know about Pete’s Tavern

Literary Landmarks is a new series that invites YPGers to visit a place of literary significance in New York City, Boston, or San Francisco and then write about it. This month, Julianne Helinek visited the historic Pete’s Tavern in New York City—a watering hole famous for hosting literary geniuses like O. Henry and Ludwig...
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Wordsmith Wednesday Recap: Board Games Will Never Get Old

Wordsmith Wednesday Recap: Board Games Will Never Get Old

How much do YPGers love board games? Enough for 50 of us to come out to the AAP offices on January 23rd, i.e. the coldest night New York has seen in two years, just for the chance to throw down against our publishing friends at YPG’s Wordsmith Wednesday.
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YPG Screening of Coraline: We Are Officially Creeped Out

YPG Screening of Coraline: We Are Officially Creeped Out

On October 17, the YPG Book to Film Club gathered around a conference table at Penguin for a Halloween-themed viewing of Coraline, the 2009 animated adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s classic horror novella (HarperCollins, 2002). The verdict? We are easily frightened.
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Ask the Recruiters: HR Panel Recap, Part II

At the conclusion of last month’s HR event on next career steps for young industry employees, the three panelists fielded specific questions from curious audience members. Responses to a selection of those questions posed in this piece!
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Taking Your Career to the Next Level: HR Panel Recap

Taking Your Career to the Next Level: HR Panel Recap

On Tuesday, October 16, a crowd of 100 YPG members packed into the AAP’s offices on Fifth Avenue for a panel discussion on career moves in publishing. Three human resources representatives from Big Six companies were on hand to share their thoughts--all were in agreement that they were a huge help!
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YPG Screening of Bridget Jones’s Diary: We Can Relate. Also, Colin Firth Is Dreamy.

YPG Screening of Bridget Jones’s Diary: We Can Relate. Also, Colin Firth Is Dreamy.

On August 29, a group of about 25 YPG women gathered at Penguin’s offices to watch Bridget Jones’s Diary. There was general agreement around the room that this is one of those rare examples of a movie version doing a story more justice than the original book!
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