Educational Events

We host educational Brown Bag Lunches on a monthly basis so our members can learn from experts in the industry about various topics. Have a great idea for a Brown Bag Lunch? Email youngtopublishing@gmail.com with your suggestion. For more information on upcoming and past events, click the Brown Bag Lunches tab in the masthead.

BIGNY DISCOUNT: Printers Roundtable

BIGNY DISCOUNT: Printers Roundtable
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  BIGNY presents Printers Roundtable The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is offering a panel discussion about the evolution of digital printing. FEATURING: Steve Franzino: Vice President Technology & Book Operations LSC Communications Kevin E. Spall:  President Thomson Shore Dale Williams: Executive Vice President Command Digital (Strategic Content Imaging) MODERATED BY: Pat Henry Senior Editor...
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PANEL: DIVERSITY IN DESIGN

PANEL: DIVERSITY IN DESIGN
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  The importance of diversity and inclusion in the publishing industry is both a pressing and ongoing conversation. And in few places is diversity more apparent than in the artwork of a book. Join YPG as we sit down with leading designers, illustrators, and artists from the publishing community to discuss how they strive...
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Discount: WNBA Time’s Up Panel

Discount: WNBA Time’s Up Panel
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The Women’s National Book Association was founded with the purpose of supporting women in all areas of the book industry. With the advent of the Time’s Up and the #MeToo movement, we invite you to join us for a panel discussion designed to empower and inform anyone who has found themselves encountering or witnessing sexual...
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BIGNY Presents: Publishing All-American Voices: Diversity and Inclusion

BIGNY Presents: Publishing All-American Voices: Diversity and Inclusion
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  The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is offering a panel discussion about underrepresented voices and aim to continue examining what diversity and inclusion actively looks like in book publishing.   Featuring speakers Nicole Counts (One World / PRH), Zareen Jaffery (Saalam Reads / S&S Books for Young Readers), Cristobal Pera (Vintage Espanol / PRH), and moderator, Victory Matsui (One...
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PANEL: THE EVER-GROWING WORLD OF AUDIOBOOKS

PANEL: THE EVER-GROWING WORLD OF AUDIOBOOKS
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It is no secret that audiobooks are the fastest growing format in book publishing today, but the question everyone’s asking is: why? Are we all screen-fatigued? Influenced by podcasts? Too busy to sit down?? If you’re a lover of audiobooks—on the train, at the gym, at work, in the shower—or have never even listened to one...
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Panel: A World of Translations

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More books are translated from English each year than from any other language in the world. But far fewer books are translated into English, and translated literature in America is often treated as a niche market. Why is this, and how do authors and publishers of translated literature combat these assumptions and encourage more...
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Panel Recap: Twitter

Panel Recap: Twitter
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On November 8th, 2017 a group of YPGers gathered at Penguin Random House with Social Media Manager Emily Hughes, editor Esi Sogah, and authors Justina Ireland and Katherine Locke to discuss the pros and cons of Twitter. The panelists talked about deciding on their brand, and how that brand has changed over time. Esi...
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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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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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