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.

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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Bookjobs.com Recruitment Training Opportunity

Bookjobs.com Recruitment Training Opportunity
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Are you interested in helping to identify the future members of the publishing industry? Please join us on Thursday October 13th at the AAP Office (71 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor) at 6:00 PM to get training as presenters for Bookjobs.com. This training will prepare YPG’ers to go to local colleges and universities to educate...
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YPG DISCOUNT: BIGNY’S 30TH Annual New York Book Show!

YPG DISCOUNT: BIGNY’S 30TH Annual New York Book Show!
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The New York Book Show offers publishing and printing professionals an opportunity to mingle while honoring the best examples of quality book design and production from the previous year. In honor of the 30th Annual New York Book Show, the Book Industry Guild of NY is offering $30 tickets exclusively to 30 YPG members!...
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WNBA National Reading Group Month Panel and Networking Event

WNBA National Reading Group Month Panel and Networking Event
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Want to hear from four women authors who have re-invented the classics in original and inventive ways, while sipping wine and eating cheese for just $5? If so, join the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) on October 6th from 6:00 to 7:00pm at Pen + Brush Gallery (29 East 22nd Street) to hear 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/AAP DISCOUNT: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference

YPG/AAP DISCOUNT: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference
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Slice Literary’s sixth annual writers’ conference will take place on September 10th and 11th at St. Francis College in downtown Brooklyn. Panels and workshops will cover topics from the craft of writing (plotting, revision, short stories, and more) to the business of writing (pitch letters, landing a book deal, and beyond). Top editors, agents, and authors will discuss...
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YPG Discount: BIGNY Meeting: Chris Jackson in Conversation with Calvin Reid

YPG Discount: BIGNY Meeting: Chris Jackson in Conversation with Calvin Reid
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  Want to mix & mingle with seasoned publishing folks and get the inside scoop from one of book publishing’s superstars? The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is once again offering YPG members discounted admission to their monthly meeting. The September spotlight meeting is “Chris Jackson in Conversation with Calvin Reid” on Tuesday,...
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