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 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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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The NBA House Party

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The NBA House Party
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With less than three weeks until the National Book Awards on November 14, we are in serious countdown mode for YPG’s annual NBA House Party! But in case you haven’t gotten your ticket yet, we’re here with ten compelling reasons why you should put down whatever you’re doing and snag an all-access pass to...
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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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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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