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 to Film Club Takes to Theaters for a Viewing of The Help

YPG Book to Film Club Takes to Theaters for a Viewing of The Help

As the summer rendition of the YPG Book to Film Club, YPG members gathered at the AMC Loews 19th Street East 6 to watch the film adaptation of The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Lively discussion over cocktails followed!
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YPG is Happy to Go “Back to School”

YPG is Happy to Go “Back to School”

On Tuesday, September 13th, approximately 50 YPG members kicked off the busy fall season at Scratcher for YPG’s "Back to School" Happy Hour. The low key, laid-back East Village bar ended up being the perfect spot for members to mix, mingle and enjoy $2 off drafts and well drinks.
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YPG Spends A Summer Night at White Horse Tavern

On Thursday, July 28th, 2011, approximately 60 YPG professionals from 11 AAP member houses gathered at the White Horse Tavern for the latest YPG Summer Nights event, the second in an ongoing series of literary themed happy hour outings.
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YPG Launches its Boston Chapter!

YPG is launching a Boston chapter! If you are a young professional in your first seven years of publishing and are looking to network with other industry locals in the Boston area, join us for the first YPG Boston event, a happy hour this Thursday, September 8th from 6-8pm at Grafton Street Pub in...
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YPG Kicks Off its Summer Nights Happy Hour Series

At the launch of the Young to Publishing Group’s Summer Nights, an ongoing series of literary-themed happy hours, over 50 YPG members convened at Pete’s Tavern on Tuesday, June 28, 2011.
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Getting to the Bottom of the Buzz: YPG Book-to-Film Club Takes on Winter’s Bone

Getting to the Bottom of the Buzz: YPG Book-to-Film Club Takes on Winter’s Bone

How far would you go to keep your family safe? On June 22, 2011, a hardy group of YPG members from twelve AAP member publishing houses and literary agencies came together to find out, as the lights went down for the Book-to-Film Club screening of "Winter’s Bone."
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YPG is ‘Never Letting Go’ of its Book-to-Film Club

YPG is ‘Never Letting Go’ of its Book-to-Film Club

Do you ever wonder if the book is really always better than the movie? YPG members gathered on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 7:00pm to find out at the first meeting of the YPG Book-to-Film Club.
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YPG joins Pitch! in another live storytelling event

YPG joins Pitch! in another live storytelling event

On Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at 7:00pm at the Under St. Mark's Theater in the East Village, all the seats were taken and all eyes and ears were focused on four comedian/story-teller/performance artists who each pitched an idea (or three) for a children's or YA book to Francesco Sedita, the Publisher of Grosset &...
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YPG Celebrates Another Birthday

YPG Celebrates Another Birthday

At 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2011, around thirty YPG members met at Ace Bar in the East Village to celebrate YPG’s birthday! Several YPGers brought copies of their favorite galleys to the bar for a galley swap. Members mixed, mingled, played, and swapped until 9 p.m.!
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YPG Celebrates Publishing/Pop Culture Crossover

Part of YPG’s mission statement is to give young publishing professionals the chance to build a community outside of their own publishing house. What better platform for networking than a group viewing of reality television?
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