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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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YPG Discount: BIGNY Meeting: What Pet Should I Get?

YPG Discount: BIGNY Meeting: What Pet Should I Get?
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The first fall Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) event is coming up on Thursday, September 10th at Random House (1745 Broadway, 2nd floor), focusing on Dr. Seuss’ new book, What Pet Should I Get? Cathy Goldsmith, Mallory Loehr, and Alice Jonaitis will be speaking about what it was like working with Seuss...
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Read Ahead Fall Kickoff Event with YPG Cares

Read Ahead Fall Kickoff Event with YPG Cares
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Read Ahead is a non-profit committed to improving children’s literacy in the New York City area. If this organization and its mission sound like something you would be interested in, please join us for a networking reception and recruiting event on Tuesday, September 15th from 6:30 to 8:30pm at SideBAR (118 E 15th St,...
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YPG College & University Outreach Training

YPG College & University Outreach Training
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YPG is always in need of more volunteers who are willing and interested to speak about career opportunities in book publishing at colleges and universities—your alma mater or elsewhere—in the area. AAP would love YPG members to represent the publishing industry and www.bookjobs.com at local educational institutions. We will provide you with all the...
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YPG Back-to-School Happy Hour with YPG Cares

YPG Back-to-School Happy Hour with YPG Cares
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Summer Fridays are almost done, and the wonderful days of Fall are in our sights.  We’re talking sweater weather, fluffy scarves, and that crispness in the air that awakens your senses and gets you excited about doing something besides planting you caboose in front of your window A/C unit.  It also happens to be...
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