Happy Hour

We hold happy hours, for all kinds of publishing related things! Get together with your publishing industry peers, grab a drink and discuss all things book!

YPG Departmental Happy Hour #1: Art, Design and Production

YPG Departmental Happy Hour #1: Art, Design and Production

Attention Art, Design and Production members of YPG: ever feel like your departments are underrepresented at our social events? Well, this happy hour is dedicated to you! Join us at Houston Hall (222 West Houston Street) on Wednesday, November 13 from 6:00-9:00pm for an evening of craft beers and crafty conversations.
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YPG/CBC Haunted Happy Hour

YPG/CBC Haunted Happy Hour

Boo! You’re invited to YPG/Children’s Book Council’s Early Career Committee (CBC’s ECC) Halloween mixer on Wednesday, October 30 from 6:00-9:00pm at The Dove Parlour (228 Thompson Street, between West 3rd and Bleecker)! Join us for an evening of happy hour drinks, sweet treats, spooktacular contests, and conversations with your colleagues about all things bookish....
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YPG/YPG Link Editor-Agent Mixer

Do you work in Editorial, and have you been wanting to network with agents and fellow editors? Here’s your chance! Join YPG and our colleagues from YPG Link and the Association of Authors Representatives for our annual (and fabulous) editor/agent networking happy hour
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Goodbye Summer Hours, Hello Fall Happy Hours!

Goodbye Summer Hours, Hello Fall Happy Hours!

Time to trade in those lazy days of warm weather fun and Summer Fridays for the excitement of Fall publications and one of our personal fall favorites – SWEATERS! And what better way to do that than with a drink in your hand and friends and colleagues at your side? Join YPG on...
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YPG’s Great Gatsby Soiree

YPG’s Great Gatsby Soiree

In honor of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s American novel classic and the blockbuster movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire premiering this month, we’re celebrating the occasion in 1920s high-class style on Wednesday, May 15th from 6-10pm at affaire french bistro & lounge. Ladies, assemble those flapper dresses, pearls and headpieces; gentlemen, break...
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YPG Kids & Children’s Book Council’s ECC Spring Happy Hour

If you spend your days surrounded by picture books, middle grade, and YA—then this is a social event not to be missed! YPG Kids and the CBC’s Early Career Council are hosting a springtime happy hour for Children’s book-minded folk who want to mix ‘n’ mingle.
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YPG Honors 13 Years!

YPG Honors 13 Years!

YPG celebrated its entrance into teenhood on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 at Soho’s funky, William S. Burroughs-inspired hot-spot, Naked Lunch. Around 40 YPG members mixed, mingled and clinked glasses of “Birthday Juice” all while enjoying homemade cookies, donuts, cupcakes and macarons brought my fellow members (thank you!) in honor of this very special occasion....
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NEW! YPG Ambassadors

Do you attend a lot of YPG events? Do you wish more people at your house attended events, and are you willing to use your powers of persuasion to make that happen? Then do we have the role for YOU! Sign up to be a YPG Ambassador and help spread the word about...
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YPG and the Dating Business

YPG and the Dating Business

On the cold, blustery evening of Thursday, February 21st, YPG members descended on Bowery haunt Slainte for a round of two-for-one drinks--and a chance to meet their literary soulmates. No, YPG hasn't really entered the dating biz. Not unless you count Book Blind Dates, the theme of this latest happy hour.
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YPG in Costume

YPG in Costume

Costume-clad YPG members gathered at the Dove Parlour in Greenwich Village on October 25 to kick off Halloween weekend. This mystery aura at the Dove Parlour set the tone for YPG’s Halloween party, as the dimly-lit speakeasy-style bar gave the evening a hint of eeriness while literary-characters roamed the space.
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