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.

YPG Digital: What a Girl Wants (are Newsletters)

YPG Digital: What a Girl Wants (are Newsletters)
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What a time to be alive: Full House is back and Gilmore Girls is making a return. Ladies are wearing chokers and mom jeans like it’s 1999. And email newsletters are seeing a resurgence in popularity. Newsletters abound in the book and publishing world. You read them every morning, tweet out their content from...
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YPG November BBL: Subsidiary Rights 101 Series: Foreign Rights

YPG November BBL: Subsidiary Rights 101 Series: Foreign Rights
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Have you ever heard the terms “foreign rights” or “literary scout,” and wondered, what’s that? Are you interested in learning more about major book festivals in places like Frankfurt, London, Beijing, and Bologna? Do you have what it takes to be considered for professional foreign exchange programs like the Frankfurt Fellows? Oh yeah? Then...
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YPG October BBL: The Art of a Good Book Comics and Graphic Novels in Publishing

YPG October BBL: The Art of a Good Book Comics and Graphic Novels in Publishing
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Graphic novels have proven that they’re more than just a trend—they are a thriving part of the book publishing industry that is here to stay.  While comics have been a huge part of pop culture for nearly a century, they’ve often been separate from the literary world. Now, graphic novels are celebrated by major book...
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YPG Diversity Presents: Latinos in Publishing

YPG Diversity Presents: Latinos in Publishing
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People of Hispanic and/or Latino origin are the nation’s largest ethnic and/or racial minority. So why are they traditionally underrepresented in publishing? How is this changing in a time where diversity and inclusion in publishing can no longer be ignored?   Join us for a special and rare YPG panel opportunity, featuring Ray Garcia (Publisher, Celebra/PRH)...
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YPG Write-In

YPG Write-In
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop! We’ll be hosting two this month in order to accommodate everyone’s schedule. Feel free to come to one or both! We’ll do a quick introduction, followed by an hour of writing and optional sharing, then we’ll wrap up the meeting with a flash workshop....
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Write-In and Flash Workshop #2 of July

Write-In and Flash Workshop #2 of July
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#YAAS to more fun! Same drill as always: write for an hour with time for sharing, and end with a quick workshop. Interested in being critiqued? Send YPGwriters@gmail.com a 1,000-word sample that you would like feedback on. Date: July 26 2016Event Address: AAP Conference Room, 71 5th Ave, Second Floor Time: 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM...
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YPG’s Third Annual Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition

YPG’s Third Annual Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition
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You finally got your foot in the door and landed that publishing gig. But what happens when you think you entered the wrong room? Maybe you dreamed of pitching author events, but can’t see beyond your submissions pile. Or you like adult trade, but still secretly long for the children’s book world. It can be difficult...
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YPG June BBL: Books from Beyond: Literary Estates and Posthumous Publishing

YPG June BBL: Books from Beyond: Literary Estates and Posthumous Publishing
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Authors and publishers often develop close relationships as they work together to create, edit, promote, and sell a book. But how does that  dynamic change when the author is, in fact, dead? In this BBL, we’ll talk about how publishers maintain the literary legacies of authors who are no longer living. You’ll hear from...
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From Pulp to Paper: YPG’s April BBL

From Pulp to Paper: YPG’s April BBL
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On April 14th, 2016, YPG members (as well as some Hachette Book Group staff members) gathered in a conference room at Hachette for the month’s Brown Bag Lunch Event on paper production and sustainability in publishing. Panelists Janet McCarthy Grimm, VP at Lindenmeyr Book Publishing Papers, and Dan Lynch, Paper Buyer at Hachette, sat...
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May BBL: The Rich and Famous: The Insider’s Scoop on Working with Celebrity Authors

May BBL: The Rich and Famous: The Insider’s Scoop on Working with Celebrity Authors
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You get the email. You are going to get to work with a celebrity author (#forthewin). Fast forward three months. You never knew that this many approvals existed in the world of publishing! Working with high-profile authors can change the name of the game, and we are bringing in publishing experts from different departments...
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