Articles

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

Spotlights and Sound Bites: Tiffany Kim, Production Assistant at Penguin Group

Spotlights and Sound Bites: Tiffany Kim, Production Assistant at Penguin Group
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

Tiffany Kim is a Production Assistant at Penguin Group. Her team produces books for several of Penguin’s many imprints, including Dutton, Putnam Trade, Blue Rider Press Trade, DAW, and Plume. I sat down with Tiffany one summer Friday afternoon to talk about her career path so far, what it takes to work in Production,...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles | No Comments »

Publishing Profiles: Dawn Davis, VP & Publisher at 37 INK

Publishing Profiles: Dawn Davis, VP & Publisher at 37 INK
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

Innovative, passionate, and focused, Dawn Davis has a vision for publishing and promoting diverse books, and a talent for discovering unique, empowering stories across a variety of genres. As Vice President and Publisher of 37 INK, an imprint within the Atria publishing group at Simon & Schuster, her efforts bring a special sense of...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles | No Comments »

Town Hall: Navigating a Career Transition

Town Hall: Navigating a Career Transition
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

On Wednesday, July 22, 2015, around 75 young publishing professionals gathered for the second annual YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition, held at the Jefferson Market branch of the New York Public Library. Panelists included: Annie Stone, Editor, Alloy Entertainment (transitioned from large publishing house to a smaller house, and then...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles | No Comments »

Literary Landmarks: The Round Table at the Algonquin

Literary Landmarks: The Round Table at the Algonquin
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

Literary Landmarks is a series that invites YPGers to visit a place of literary significance in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, or San Francisco. The first thing you need to know about the Algonquin is that it’s a gorgeous piece of New York City architecture. It was built in 1902 and continues to operate...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Articles | No Comments »

Words of the Week: From Distributor to Wholesaler

Words of the Week: From Distributor to Wholesaler
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

From the YPG Bay Area team, a periodic list of words for those young (and old) to publishing to know. Distributor: Company, group or individual who sells products or services to retailers instead of to consumers. Imprint: The identifying name of a specific line of books available from the publisher. Publishers may have many imprints. POD...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles, YPG Bay Area | No Comments »

World Write Web: #YPGDigital’s Panel on Online Writer Communities

World Write Web: #YPGDigital’s Panel on Online Writer Communities
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

As the audience filed out of the last taping of David Letterman’s run on the Late Show on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015, a group about twenty publishing professionals and aspiring authors gathered just down the block at the Penguin Random House midtown offices for “Your Guide to Online Writer Communities,” hosted by YPG Writers...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles, Educational Events, YPG Digital | No Comments »

Ghost in the Machine: YPG’s May BBL on Ghostwriters & IP Development

Ghost in the Machine: YPG’s May BBL on Ghostwriters & IP Development
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 during lunchtime, 31 YPG members met at Penguin Random House downtown headquarters for May’s BBL, Guns for Hire: Ghostwriters & IP Developers in a Changing Publishing Landscape. Moderator and YPG Planning Committee member Karl Jones, an associate editor at Grosset & Dunlap/Cartoon Network Books, introduced the four panelists—Wendy Loggia,...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles, Educational Events | No Comments »

An Uncensored Look at Publishing’s Fight for the Freedom to Read: YPG’s March BBL

An Uncensored Look at Publishing’s Fight for the Freedom to Read: YPG’s March BBL
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

“It is the responsibility of publishers and librarians to give full meaning to the freedom to read by providing books that enrich the quality and diversity of thought and expression. By the exercise of this affirmative responsibility, they can demonstrate that the answer to a ‘bad’ book is a good one, the answer to...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles, Educational Events | No Comments »

External Affairs: Five Tips for Successfully Collaborating with Freelancers

External Affairs: Five Tips for Successfully Collaborating with Freelancers
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

Publishers hire all sorts of freelancers to help get books designed, printed, and marketed. Even in an entry-level job, you might find yourself in charge of finding and hiring freelancers to help with permissions, ancillary educational products, or design work. If you’re worried about finding the right person, or how to manage your relationship...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles | No Comments »

Behind the Scenes at a Speakers Bureau with YPG

Behind the Scenes at a Speakers Bureau with YPG
Cincopa video hosting solution for your website. Another great product from Cincopa Send Files.

Over lunchtime at Penguin Random House’s downtown headquarters on Wednesday, February 25th from 12:30-1:30pm, YPG’s February BBL: Behind the Scenes at the Speakers Bureau brought in Natalie Duncan from HarperCollins, Tiffany Tomlin from Penguin Random House, and Scottie Bowditch from Macmillan to shed some light on their roles in directing the in-house speakers bureaus of...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles, Educational Events | No Comments »