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.

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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Recap: No Country for Old Memes: #YPGDigital Explores Literary Twitter

On Tuesday, March 22nd, YPG members gathered--in person in the back room at Niagara, and online for a live stream over Periscope--for a panel with some of the greats of the literary Twitter community. What better way to recap such an awesome, informative panel than through tweets?
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WNBA Diversity in Publishing Panel

WNBA Diversity in Publishing Panel
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Developing the conversation on issues of diversity and pay equity is crucial for today’s world, especially in the publishing industry, which employs primarily women and publishes books and articles for large, diverse audiences. On this panel, strong and influential voices within the literary world will discuss the necessity of analyzing and documenting the make-up...
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YPG DIVERSITY: Writing About Disability

YPG DIVERSITY: Writing About Disability
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In celebration of diversity in books, YPG will be presenting a panel this month on disability in adult and children literature. Join us on Thursday, April 21st as Jeanne Betancourt (author of MY NAME IS BRAIN BRIAN, Scholastic) and Dr. Blythe Grossberg (author of ASPERGER’S RULES, Magination Press) discuss their experience writing about disability...
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YPG April BBL: From Pulp to Paper: Sustainability in Publishing

YPG April BBL: From Pulp to Paper: Sustainability in Publishing
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Ever wonder how a tree becomes a piece of paper? Do you know the difference between your groundwoods and freesheets? How can publishers make ecologically sound choices and choose the right kind of paper for your book? Join us as we hear from production and manufacturing experts about the paper making process from the...
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YPG HR Series: Writing Your Cover Letter

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In comparison to your resume, how important is a cover letter really? Can it be a brief paragraph or does it have to extend to two pages? Do you need to find out the hiring manager’s name or is a standard greeting acceptable? We understand that cover letters can be challenging to write, so...
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