Social Events

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

Read Ahead Hello Summer Happy Hour

Read Ahead Hello Summer Happy Hour
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Want to share the joy of reading with New York City kids and drink to summer? We’ve got just the happy hour for you! Read Ahead is a nonprofit committed to igniting a love of reading in young students through mentoring. Interested in learning more about the org and how you can get involved? Please join us on Thursday, June...
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YPG Diversity: Third Annual Pride Happy Hour

YPG Diversity: Third Annual Pride Happy Hour
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Come celebrate Pride Month with YPG’s 3rd annual Pride Happy Hour in June at Kettle of Fish! With one of the best jukeboxes in the city and a dart board to boot, this West Village favorite has everything you need to relax and mingle with your publishing colleagues as we celebrate Pride and the...
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May Book-to-Film: The Joy Luck Club

May Book-to-Film: The Joy Luck Club
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Come watch the adaption of the “intensely poetic, startlingly imaginative and moving” The Joy Luck Club, a story about the bonds between generations and cultures told by four mother/daughter pairs. This Book-to-Film night will also serve as our May YPG Diversity event. If you get the chance to read the book ahead of time,...
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YPG MIXER: Left BEA-hind on a Boat!

YPG MIXER: Left BEA-hind on a Boat!
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BEA is going to Chicago, and many of us are not. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still drink on a boat! So join us on Wednesday, May 18 for our annual social event at The Frying Pan at Pier 66 (26th St and West Side Highway) to commiserate with your fellow YPGers who...
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YPG CARES: *Rogue* World Book Night Giveaway

YPG CARES: *Rogue* World Book Night Giveaway
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World Book Night (WBN) is a super fun, global effort for book lovers like us to spread the joy of reading by giving away books. While the US’s official partnership with WBN ended in 2014, we at YPG have continued the tradition! This year, we are again having our very own ROUGE World Book...
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YPG Book Swap: Swap! In the Name of Love

YPG Book Swap: Swap! In the Name of Love
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It’s that time again! Our first book swap was such a smashing success that we’ve decided to make it a recurring event. After all, working in publishing means overburdened bookshelves and long to-read lists— what better solution than a book swap? Relieve your shelves/coffee table/floor of extraneous stacks of old books… and fill them...
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YPG Agent & Editor Mixer (Children’s Books Edition)

YPG Agent & Editor Mixer (Children’s Books Edition)
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Calling all children’s and YA agents and editors! Whether you’re looking to make your first acquisition or sale, or moving on to your fifth, you won’t want to miss this editor/agent networking happy hour! Join YPG and the AAR (Association of Authors’ Representatives) on Wednesday, April 13th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Green Room at...
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YPG Diversity: Ladies in Printmaking at NYPL

YPG Diversity: Ladies in Printmaking at NYPL
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In celebration of Women’s History Month, join us for an outing to the New York Public Library (Main Branch) to visit the exhibition Printing Women: Three Centuries of Female Printmakers, 1570-1900. We will meet outside of the NYPL Main Branch at 5th Ave and 42nd Street starting at 5:45pm to head in around 6pm...
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YPG’S SWEET SIXTEEN (#YPGbirthday)

YPG’S SWEET SIXTEEN (#YPGbirthday)
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 YPG is turning 16!!! What does that mean? Another throwback arcade birthday party! Join us once again at Barcade (the Chelsea location, NOT the Brooklyn one) for 2 hours of happy hour specials and vintage video games, including the original Donkey Kong, Ms. Packman, Tetris, Space Invaders and other classics. But the festivities don’t...
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (#YPGBOOKTOFILM)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (#YPGBOOKTOFILM)
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Come learn the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything as the YPG Book-to-Film club takes on Douglas Adams’ brilliant, absurd, and cheekily philosophical comedy-science-fiction series. Whether you’ve read all five of the books or none at all, join us on Thursday, March 31st at 6:00 PM in the Penguin...
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