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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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YPG CARES: Book Riot Live

YPG CARES: Book Riot Live
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  Everyone’s favorite blog for book lovers is coming atcha IRL! YPG Cares is looking for volunteers to help with Book Riot Live!, a two day event that brings together readers, authors, and the Book Riot team! Volunteers will be help greet guests and manage author signings. We’re looking for volunteers to fill 2.5...
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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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YPG Cares: 2016 Brooklyn Book Festival

YPG Cares: 2016 Brooklyn Book Festival
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Come join YPG Cares at the Brooklyn Book Festival this fall on September 18th, 2016. The festival will take place at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza (209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201). One of America’s premier book festivals, BBF is the largest free literary event in New York City. This literary marketplace features nearly 200 publishers and...
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YPG WRITERS: Need editorial feedback on your novel? Join our workshop!

YPG WRITERS: Need editorial feedback on your novel? Join our workshop!
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                In response to growing interest, we are starting a novel writing workshop! To get started, please fill out a short questionnaire that will be used to match you into small editorial groups. We will form groups of 3-4 people who are working on similar projects and...
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