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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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PW Star Watch

PW Star Watch
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Publishers Weekly, in association with The Frankfurt Book Fair, is excited to announce that nominations are now open for PW Star Watch, a new program recognizing exceptional, up-and-coming U.S. book trade talent. Ideal nominees are emerging publishing professionals who have demonstrated remarkable ability, innovative ideas, and a passion for moving the industry forward. There...
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YPG’s Semi-Annual Board Game Night

YPG’s Semi-Annual Board Game Night
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By popular demand, board game night is back! So get out of the humidity and take a stab at settling Catan, or test the limits of your sense of humor with a round of Cards Against Humanity. Just grab your lucky socks and underwear—and maybe some games and beer to share with the group—and...
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YPG Book-to-Film Under the Stars: Fantastic Mr. Fox

YPG Book-to-Film Under the Stars: Fantastic Mr. Fox
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It’s summertime, so there’s no better time to take our Book to Film club to the lawn—Riverside Park lawn to be exact—for their Summer on the Hudson outdoor film series (HERE). Join us on Thursday, August 13th at dusk with picnic baskets and blankets in tow to enjoy one of NYC’s great outdoor movie...
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YPG Cares: Story Love #17

YPG Cares: Story Love #17
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Adult coloring books aren’t the only way you can get in touch with your inner child. Revisit your inner kid by diving deep into the adventures of paintings that come to life and speedy goat racers at Story Love #17. On Tuesday, August 4th at 7:15 pm at The Drama Book Shop (250 W....
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World Write Web: #YPGDigital’s Panel on Online Writer Communities

World Write Web: #YPGDigital’s Panel on Online Writer Communities
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As the audience filed out of the last taping of David Letterman’s run on the Late Show on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015, a group about twenty publishing professionals and aspiring authors gathered just down the block at the Penguin Random House midtown offices for “Your Guide to Online Writer Communities,” hosted by YPG Writers...
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YPG Digital: Not Your Mother’s Ebook

YPG Digital: Not Your Mother’s Ebook
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Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 23nd from 6:30pm-7:30pm (375 Hudson, 5th Floor, Room 5172) for an in-depth #YPGDigital panel on the next wave of e-publishing in our industry. Apps, animations, and so much more are elevating books to new heights of storytelling innovation. We’ll be joined by experts from across publishing to discuss enhanced e-books and their role in our industry’s future. RSVP...
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