Social Events

YPG hosts monthly happy hours and social events that provide fun opportunities to meet your publishing colleagues in a casual setting.

YPG Screening of Bridget Jones’s Diary: We Can Relate. Also, Colin Firth Is Dreamy.

YPG Screening of Bridget Jones’s Diary: We Can Relate. Also, Colin Firth Is Dreamy.

On August 29, a group of about 25 YPG women gathered at Penguin’s offices to watch Bridget Jones’s Diary. There was general agreement around the room that this is one of those rare examples of a movie version doing a story more justice than the original book!
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YPG’s Viewing of The Princess Bride: A YPG Member’s Write-up of S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman

YPG’s Viewing of The Princess Bride: A YPG Member’s Write-up of S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman

"It was their favorite movie in all the world. Or their favorite book..." Read on for this YPGer's recap of one of our most highly anticipated Book to Film viewings!
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YPG Sets Sail with 3rd Annual BEA on a Boat

YPG Sets Sail with 3rd Annual BEA on a Boat

YPG set sail (sort of) aboard the Frying Pan on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, from 6-9pm to celebrate this year’s BookExpo America conference! This year's bash boasted an impressive turnout of over a hundred young professionals from a myriad number of AAP member houses and literary agencies.
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YPG Enjoys Brews and Board Games at Fat Cat

YPG Enjoys Brews and Board Games at Fat Cat

On Wednesday, April 25, at 5:30 pm, about 25 YPG members from a collection of AAP member houses and several literary agencies gathered at Fat Cat to kick back and relax at a somewhat different kind of happy hour...
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Put to Pasture: YPG Book to Film Club Takes on a Not-So-Pretty Film Version of All the Pretty Horses

Put to Pasture: YPG Book to Film Club Takes on a Not-So-Pretty Film Version of All the Pretty Horses

On Wednesday, April 18, a solid group of YPG members gathered at the AAP offices to watch the 2000 film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses (Vintage, 1993), directed by Billy Bob Thornton and starring Matt Damon, Henry Thomas, and Penelope Cruz. Read on for their perhaps surprising take!
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Big Lessons from a Small Girl: YPG’s Book to Film Club Reviews Matilda

Big Lessons from a Small Girl: YPG’s Book to Film Club Reviews Matilda

It was a small and excited group of YPGers that hunkered down on Wednesday, October 12, in a conference room at Penguin's offices to watch the film adaptation of Matilda--a tiny girl with an outsized intellect who meets her match when she starts school at Crunchem Hall!
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Hungry for the Games: YPG Does Battle on Hunger Games Trivia Night

Hungry for the Games: YPG Does Battle on Hunger Games Trivia Night

On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, around sixty YPG members from twelve AAP member houses and several literary agencies gathered at the AAP New York offices to duke it out on YPG's first ever Trivia Night devoted to The Hunger Games! Trivia Night made YPG members even more excited for the film's release, and will...
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Happy Birthday, YPG!

Happy Birthday, YPG!

Slainte was the perfect place to celebrate YPG's official birthday on March 15! There was talk of plans for St. Patrick's Day, upcoming YPG events, networking, and, of course, books!
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Just Push Play: YPG Book to Film Enjoys Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Just Push Play: YPG Book to Film Enjoys Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

At the latest Club gathering, 23 YPG members from more than 12 publishing houses and literary agencies gathered at Scholastic February 22 to watch the film adaptation of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Overall, consensus was that Nick and Norah translated well to the screen, changes, random cameos, and all!
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Next YPG Book to Film Club Viewing: All the Pretty Horses

Next YPG Book to Film Club Viewing: All the Pretty Horses

By popular vote, our next book to film selection will be All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf/Random House)! The viewing and discussion will take place on Wednesday, April 18, at the AAP New York offices (71 Fifth Avenue, second floor) at 7:00 pm.
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