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.

The Digital Video Revolution in Publishing (#YPGDigital)

The Digital Video Revolution in Publishing (#YPGDigital)
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It’s becoming clear that digital video has a transformative power to shape our industry. Online viewer patterns increase by 50% a year and millions of hours of film are uploaded every day. The new content producers, marketers, and consumers are all on Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram and other video sharing sites, and it’s clear that digital video...
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YPG Discount: BIGNY February Meeting

YPG Discount: BIGNY February Meeting
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Ever wonder how books are being repurposed and repackaged for different markets, where they are sold other than traditional publishing routes, and how these special editions are keeping the printed book alive? The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is offering YPG members discounted admission to their February meeting “Book Specialties: Repurposing and...
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YPG Kids: Invited to Join Two NYPL Events

YPG Kids: Invited to Join Two NYPL Events
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YPG Kids (anyone in YPG interested in children’s and teen publishing) is invited to join the NYPL Children’s Literary Salon each month (For a full list of upcoming Children’s Literary Salon, go here), and the next one is on Saturday, February 7th at 2:00pm: Collaborating Couples. Living together is one thing.  Working together?  Another...
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YPG Digital: The Rise of Digital Video in Publishing

YPG Digital: The Rise of Digital Video in Publishing
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Movie Tie-Ins? So 2012! As online viewer patterns increase by 50% a year and millions of hours of content get uploaded daily, the new content producers are on Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram and other video sharing sites. Join us February 18 from 6:00-7:30pm at Penguin (375 Hudson St.) to hear experts from across the publishing industry discuss how they’re exploring...
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YPG Discount: BIGNY January Meeting

YPG Discount: BIGNY January Meeting
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Want to mingle with seasoned industry professionals and learn about a publisher’s journey from Editorial Assistant to President? The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is offering YPG members discounted admission to their January meeting “President’s Night with Niko Pfund” on Tuesday, January 13th at Random House (1745 Broadway between West 55th and...
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November’s BBL: Smart, Strong, and Funny? Yes Please!

November’s BBL: Smart, Strong, and Funny? Yes Please!
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On Friday, November 21st, 2014, YPG members met in HarperCollins’ still relatively new downtown office to celebrate girl power. Okay, so November’s Brown Bag Lunch wasn’t technically related to the Spice Girls’ feminist mantra, but it was related: the panel was called “Smart, Strong, and Funny? Yes Please!” and we were there to discuss...
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YPG Discount: Poets House Events

YPG Discount: Poets House Events
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Poets House is giving YPG a discount to their upcoming event: Exquisitely Personal: Poetry & Memoir with Nick Flynn, Sarah Manguso and Meghan O’Rourke  DATE & TIME: Saturday, December 13, 2014 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM LOCATION: Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY ADMISSION: $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets...
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AAP’S Young to Publishing Conference 2014

AAP’S Young to Publishing Conference 2014
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We’re excited to see 270 of you this Wednesday at Scholastic (557 Broadway, NYC) for the annual Young to Publishing conference, presented by the AAP’s Diversity, Recruit & Retain Committee. This year, our sessions include the following: 9:00am: Continental Breakfast and Registration 9:30am: Opening CEO Keynote with David Steinberger, President & CEO, Perseus Books...
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FREE Guest Speaker: Google AdWords: How to Avoid the Mistakes that Cost

FREE Guest Speaker: Google AdWords: How to Avoid the Mistakes that Cost
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YPG Digital is invited to join the AAP’s Professional and Scholarly Publishing Committee as they hear from guest speaker, Darren Carter, Principal of NYC SEM at its next meeting on Friday, November 21st from 12:30-1:30pm at the AAP New York office.  Darren will discuss Google AdWords: How to Avoid the Mistakes that Cost. Darren...
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YPG November BBL: Smart, Strong, and Funny? Yes Please!

YPG November BBL: Smart, Strong, and Funny? Yes Please!
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         From comic legends such as Tina Fey, Mindy Kaling, and Amy Poehler to hilarious bloggers-turned-authors from outlets like The Hairpin and The Toast, the humorous memoir & self-help categories are bursting with female talent these days.  Join us as we talk with a panel of professionals across the industry—including Katie Heaney, author...
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