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YPG DISCOUNT: BIGNY Meeting: President’s Night with Michael Pietsch

YPG DISCOUNT: BIGNY Meeting: President’s Night with Michael Pietsch
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The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is once again offering YPG members discounted admission to their monthly meeting. The January spotlight meeting is President’s Night with Michael Pietsch on Tuesday, January 10th at Penguin Random House (1745 Broadway, 2nd floor). Michael Pietsch, Hachette Book Group CEO, has worked in book publishing for nearly forty years. As CEO, he has overseen...
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YPGCares’ Holiday Book Drive and Gift Wrapping Party

YPGCares’ Holiday Book Drive and Gift Wrapping Party
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In the spirit of giving, YPG Cares is collaborating with the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) and Family Promise of the Capital Region to host a fun book drive and book-wrapping party on Thursday, December 8th. The Women’s National Book Association was established in 1917 and was founded on the idea that books have...
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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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YPG Agent/Editor Mixer

YPG Agent/Editor Mixer
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Calling all agents and editors! Whether you’re looking to make your first acquisition or sale, or moving on to your fifth, you won’t want to miss this editor/agent networking happy hour! Join us and our colleagues from the Association of Authors’ Representatives on Wednesday, November 2nd from 6:00-8:00pm at the Green Room at The...
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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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YPG CARES: Volunteer for the 30th Annual Goddard Riverside Community Center Book Fair

YPG CARES: Volunteer for the 30th Annual Goddard Riverside Community Center Book Fair
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This is our fifth year partnering with Goddard Riverside Community Center, and YPG Cares is thrilled to be a part of the 30th Annual Book Fair! There are several opportunities to volunteer. Goddard needs volunteers who can spend a day helping unpack and sort books (great workout!), and they also need volunteers to sell...
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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/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 Write-In

YPG Write-In
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop! 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, email YPGwriters@gmail.com with a 1,000-1,500 word submission that you’d like feedback on. We’ll email your piece to...
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