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Calling All Writers: Write for the YPG Website!

Calling All Writers: Write for the YPG Website!
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The YPG website is looking for new writers! Are you interested in doing a write-up on the next YPG educational event? Do you want to interview an industry leader for our Publishing Profiles series? Does a day in the life of your department deserve to be featured under Spotlights and Soundbites? Are you dying...
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FULL EVENT: Free YPG Screening: Me Before You

FULL EVENT: Free YPG Screening: Me Before You
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On Saturday, May 21st, Warner Brothers is hosting a pre-screening of their upcoming romantic drama ME BEFORE YOU—and YPG has been invited to attend! Based on the novel by Jojo Moyes, ME BEFORE YOU is the story of a small town girl who forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she’s taking care...
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Meet Manuscript Wish List

Meet Manuscript Wish List
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Attention all YPG editors! If you’ve attended one of our semiannual agent/editor mixers, this post may sound familiar to you. Here’s Jessica Sinsheimer, Associate Agent at the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency, to introduce her latest project: Manuscript Wish List. I’ve been attending YPG mixers for years—they were my introduction into the world of publishing...
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YPG Writers: May Write-In and Flash Workshop

YPG Writers: May Write-In and Flash Workshop
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And we’re back! Celebrate spring with YPG Writers and join us for a 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. In response to the feedback you’ve given us, this time we are taking...
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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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Join AAP’s Mid-to-Publishing Group (MPG)

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After several years of working in the industry (roughly 5 years & up), perhaps you aren’t feeling so “young” to publishing anymore and are looking for new networking and growth opportunities. MPG hosted a successful happy hour in the fall to kick things off and there is more to come: editor/agent happy hours, networking...
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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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