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 WRITE-IN: February 9th and 23rd

YPG WRITE-IN: February 9th and 23rd
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop. As always, 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. If interested in being critiqued, emailYPGwriters@gmail.com with a 1,000-1,500 word submission that you’d like feedback on. We’ll email your...
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YPG HR: Going for the Goal: Career Planning to Put You at the Top of the Podium

YPG HR: Going for the Goal: Career Planning to Put You at the Top of the Podium
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With every New Year come fresh starts, clean slates, and, new goals. And we’re not talking about swearing this will finally be the year you learn a new language. We’re talking career goals, and now is the perfect time to consider your professional objectives for 2017. Join us for a panel discussion with publishing professionals to...
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Panel Recap: Foreign Rights 101

Panel Recap: Foreign Rights 101
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On November 16, 2016, a group of approximately 20 YPG members gathered for a Brown Bag Lunch at Random House for the first installment of the Subsidiary Rights 101 series, focusing on foreign rights. The panelists included Tawanna Sullivan, Associate Director of Foreign Subrights (Penguin Random House), Abigail Koons, Literary Agent and Executive Director...
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2016 Annual Young to Publishing Group Conference

2016 Annual Young to Publishing Group Conference
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Mark your calendars, because it’s finally here! The AAP’s Annual Young to Publishing Conference will be on Tuesday, December 6th at Penguin Random House (1745 Broadway). This is YPG’s premier event of the year, and we look forward to seeing all of our young professional members there. Planned topics for the conference include how...
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On the Hunt for Diverse Voices: What It Means to Have More Latinxs in Publishing

On the Hunt for Diverse Voices: What It Means to Have More Latinxs in Publishing
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It’s clear the publishing industry is in need of diversity—but how do we accomplish that? On Thursday September 8th Andrea Montejo, founder of the Indent Literary Agency, and Johanna Castillo, Vice President at Simon & Schuster’s Atria imprint, came to together to discuss their career paths, diversity in the workplace and market, and new...
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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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