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Event recaps, helpful tips, and other articles contributed by YPG members.

YPG Cares About New York City Schools

YPG Cares About New York City Schools

On Saturday, October 15, 2011, a group of 16 YPG Cares volunteers from 9 AAP member publishing houses and a handful of literary agencies took part in New York Cares Day 2011 for the second consecutive year.
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How to Switch Jobs Without Giving Yourself an Ulcer

So, you work in publishing, and it’s really neat, right? You’re surrounded by books and get to regale your family with stories about the time Sarah Palin’s husband called. But maybe a coworker one desk over reminds you of the four-year-old you used to babysit. Or you took the first industry-related job offered to...
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YPG’s Love Affair With Romance

On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, YPG hosted "Some Like It Hot: A Love Affair With the Romance Market," a Brown Bag Lunch devoted to the saucy world of romance novels.
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YPG is Happy to Go “Back to School”

YPG is Happy to Go “Back to School”

On Tuesday, September 13th, approximately 50 YPG members kicked off the busy fall season at Scratcher for YPG’s "Back to School" Happy Hour. The low key, laid-back East Village bar ended up being the perfect spot for members to mix, mingle and enjoy $2 off drafts and well drinks.
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YPG Cares about Operation Paperback

YPG Cares about Operation Paperback

On October 24th, 2011, YPG Cares held its very first book drive with resounding success! A project to tug the heartstrings, YPG Cares has been partnering with Operation Paperback to collect children's books to send to our troops overseas so that they can record themselves reading the books aloud to their children.
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YPG Attends NYU-SCPS Career Night

YPG Attends NYU-SCPS Career Night

NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) invited YPG members to attend “Career Night,” an informational session focused on their publishing courses, certificates and master’s program on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011.
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YPG Cares Hits the Street (Fair): Housing Works Bookstore and Thrift Shop’s Sixth Annual Open Air Street Fair

YPG Cares Hits the Street (Fair): Housing Works Bookstore and Thrift Shop’s Sixth Annual Open Air Street Fair

On Sunday, June 5, 2011, a wonderful group of YPG Cares volunteers donated the remaining hours of their weekend to help out at Housing Works Bookstore's 6th Annual Open Air Street Fair.
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YPG Cares Supports Room to Write

Thursday, April 14, 2011, marked the second annual Room to Write Reading Celebration for students from the Bronx Early College Academy. The event was hosted by YPG Planning Committee Chair Kate Childs at the Random House Library and Auditorium, where approximately 20 seventh- and eighth-grade students delivered dramatic readings in front of family, friends,...
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YPG and CoverSpy Go Undercover for April’s BBL

On Friday, April 29th, 2011, AAP’s Young to Publishing Group hosted their latest Brown Bag Lunch, Cover to Cover, a presentation and discussion on the creative and business aspects of cover art design. Joining the discussion were Harper Collins’ Senior Art Director Robin Bilardello, Penguin Press’ Senior Designer Tal Goretsky, and Penguin Classics’ Editorial...
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Getting to the Bottom of the Buzz: YPG Book-to-Film Club Takes on Winter’s Bone

Getting to the Bottom of the Buzz: YPG Book-to-Film Club Takes on Winter’s Bone

How far would you go to keep your family safe? On June 22, 2011, a hardy group of YPG members from twelve AAP member publishing houses and literary agencies came together to find out, as the lights went down for the Book-to-Film Club screening of "Winter’s Bone."
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