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Scholarship Opportunity: Yale Publishing Course

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The Yale Publishing Course is offering a scholarship that recognizes publishing professionals who demonstrate innovative, initiative-driven leadership. In total, four (4) full-tuition scholarships will be awarded this year to a: Domestic (USA) Magazine Media professional Domestic (USA) Book Publishing professional International (non-USA) Magazine Media professional International (non-USA) Book Publishing Professional The deadline to apply...
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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 WRITERS: Write-In and Flash Workshop

YPG WRITERS: Write-In and Flash Workshop
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Do you love to read as much as you love to write? Are you interested in meeting other writers in publishing? Join YPG Writers for our third event of the year! 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. In the...
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Have You Heard? The Audiobook Renaissance (#YPGDIGITAL)

Have You Heard? The Audiobook Renaissance (#YPGDIGITAL)
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Audiobooks, the longtime companions of childhood road trips, are experiencing something of a renaissance these days. This phenomenon, created by the combination of award-winning recordings and ease of accessibility, has truly hit its stride. Whether you know nothing about audiobooks (you Jon Snow, you) or listen to them everyday on your morning commute, join...
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No Country for Old Memes: Navigating the World of Literary Twitter (#YPGDIGITAL)

No Country for Old Memes: Navigating the World of Literary Twitter (#YPGDIGITAL)
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Since its launch 10 years ago, Twitter has grown to host more than 300 million active users. Among these users are hundreds of thousands of authors, editors, agents, and readers. The publishing world is such a strong contingent on Twitter that hashtag games like #SnackBooks or #InternetABook often rise to become internationally trending tags....
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Mid-to-Publishing Kickoff Event

Mid-to-Publishing Kickoff Event
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With the New Year upon us it’s time to try new things and what’s newer than a brand new AAP Mid-To-Publishing Group!?  If you have between 4 and 7 years of experience in the publishing industry and you have not yet received an invite to our Kickoff Happy Hour, consider signing up for this mailing list to get...
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YPG Digital: Pub-Casting: Publishing, Storytelling, and Podcasts

YPG Digital: Pub-Casting: Publishing, Storytelling, and Podcasts
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Since the Serial craze, it seems like everyone is listening to and talking about podcasts. The publishing world is no exception. Podcasts are used for innovative storytelling, to discuss the latest books and trends, and in some cases, inspire original books themselves. Learn more about this exciting new phenomenon at our “pub-casting” panel on...
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YPG Book-to-Film Spookfest: The Haunting Hour

YPG Book-to-Film Spookfest: The Haunting Hour
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Did you spend many a sleepless night of your childhood watching the shadows for living dummies? Were you terrified of masks? Did the thought of summer camp send you hiding? Time to relive the terror! Come out on Tuesday, October 13th and watch The Haunting Hour, the television show based on R.L.Stine’s classic horror novellas. Snacks and...
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YPG Invited: WNBA Panel on Women of Uncommon Talent Living the Creative Life

YPG  Invited: WNBA Panel on Women of Uncommon Talent Living the Creative Life
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YPG has been invited to RSVP to the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA)’s New York Chapter’s upcoming “In Conversation” event: In Conversation: 3 Women of Uncommon Talent on Living the Creative Life, which is set to take place on Monday, October 5th at 6:00pm in the Willa Cather Room of the Jefferson Market Library (425 Avenue of the Americas New...
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NYPL Children’s Literary Salon

NYPL Children’s Literary Salon
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YPG Diversity and YPG Kids are invited to join the next Children’s Literary Salon at the New York Public Library on Saturday, September 19th at 2:00pm where Arun Wolf of Tara Books, India will be conducting an illustrated talk and film screening of Between Memory & Museum: A Dialogue with Folk and Tribal Artists from...
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