Social Events

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

YPG Book Blind Date

Celebrate the season of love with us at our Book Blind Date! Bring a favorite book to share, and take a new Blind Date book to read!
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Book to Film Club: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER by Stephen Chbosky (Simon & Schuster). Join us on Wednesday, February 20th at 7 pm at Simon & Schuster.
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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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YPG Book to Film Club: The Polar Express

YPG Book to Film Club: The Polar Express
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T’was the Wednesday before Christmas, for all YPG, And we gathered at Penguin with a movie to see, The popcorn was opened, and flavored with dill, A fairly odd flavor, but still quite a thrill,   The Polar Express was the movie of choice, Starring Tom Hanks, who played every voice, The CGI captured...
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YPG Catches the Holiday Spirit

YPG Catches the Holiday Spirit

Eat, drink, be merry...and proudly rock those ugly holiday sweaters! Close to 100 publishing folks made it out to famed West Village literary hotspot Kettle of Fish for YPG's first annual Tacky Holiday Sweater shindig.
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YPG Screening of Coraline: We Are Officially Creeped Out

YPG Screening of Coraline: We Are Officially Creeped Out

On October 17, the YPG Book to Film Club gathered around a conference table at Penguin for a Halloween-themed viewing of Coraline, the 2009 animated adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s classic horror novella (HarperCollins, 2002). The verdict? We are easily frightened.
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YPG Book to Film Club: The Polar Express

YPG Book to Film Club: The Polar Express

Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). The viewing and discussion will take place on Wednesday, December 19, from 7:00-9:00pm at Penguin!
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Save the Date for YPG’s Tacky Holiday Sweater Happy Hour!

Save the Date for YPG’s Tacky Holiday Sweater Happy Hour!

Join us for a magical night of flowing alcohol and the ugliest, tackiest, most absurd displays of winter fashion you could ever hope to witness in one room. Eat, drink, and be merry on December 13, 2012, from 6-9pm at the New York literary hotspot Kettle of Fish!
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YPG Book-to-Film Club Viewing: Anna Karenina

This month we are taking a break from an official discussion and organizing a meet-up for interested members of YPG to go see Anna Karenina in the theatres. Reading the book is not necessary for this event!
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YPG’s Editor/Agent Mixer Kicks Off the Fall Season

YPG’s Editor/Agent Mixer Kicks Off the Fall Season

Hosted at Professor Thom’s in the East Village, YPG’s Editor/Agent Mixer on September 6 from 6-9pm was chock-full of editors and agents keen to make connections and find the next “Big Book.” Wheeling and dealing is alive and well this autumn!
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