Social Events

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

Book-to-Film Halloween Event: IT (1990)

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Book-to-Film Halloween Event: IT (1990) Did you love the new remake of Stephen King’s classic horror novel? Do you wonder how it compares to the first? Rein in the Halloween season with a book-to-film-to-film event and discover the last time Pennywise haunted everyone’s dreams 27 years ago…with a viewing of Part 1 of the...
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YPG Book Club: Crazy Rich Asians

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YPG Book Club: Crazy Rich Asians YPG Book Club will be chatting, snacking, and dipping into the world of Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan on October 18, 2017 at Simon & Schuster (1230 6th Ave) at 6:30 pm. Feel free to bring snacks, drinks (BYOB), and any questions on the book you may have! RSVP here...
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YPG Meetup: Lit Crawl Brooklyn with PEN America

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YPG Meetup: Lit Crawl Brooklyn with PEN America Traditionally, a good old-fashioned pub-crawl involves barhopping with a group of friends, grabbing a pint, meeting a new friend, and moving on to the next bar (hopefully with said old and new friends). As bookish pub nerds, we can’t turn down a good lit crawl—bouncing from...
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YPG Book Club: And the Winner Is. . .

YPG Book Club: And the Winner Is. . .
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You voted, and the first selection for the YPG Book Club is: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan! Get started reading, and we’ll notify you through the newsletter for details about our first book club meeting in October. Please contact Danielle (Danielle.Kolodkin@harpercollins.com) and Heather (Heather.Allen@harpercollins.com) with any questions!
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YPG Contest: Make Your Own Children’s Book Movie Trailer!

YPG Contest: Make Your Own Children’s Book Movie Trailer!
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Do you love movie trailers? Do you especially love movie trailers for book-to-film adaptations? Well, now’s your chance to make one yourself! Announcing YPG’s FIRST EVER contest, with this month’s theme: CHILDREN’S BOOK TRAILER! Do you have a picture book from childhood that you made your parents read and reread every night? Was there a favorite middle...
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YPG Cares: Back-to-School Happy Hour

YPG Cares: Back-to-School Happy Hour
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Summer—believe it or not—is almost over. We may not be hitting the books anymore, per se, but kids throughout the city are heading back to school (and you know what that means: fewer tourists and fewer rowdy kids interrupting your commute!). So let’s celebrate this wonderful change of the season by getting together for...
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Book Trivia Happy Hour

Book Trivia Happy Hour
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Join us for a competitive and engaging book-themed trivia night! Test your literary prowess against fellow YPGers as only true book lovers and wordsmiths can. Booze will be served, teams will battle it out, and prizes will be won! Where: Juke Bar (196 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003) When: Wednesday, August 23rd from 6:30 – 8:30pm RSVP Here
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Summer Game Night

Summer Game Night
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In February we hid from the cold by hiding indoors and playing games. Well, now it’s time to hide from the heat! Whether it’s Settlers, Cards Against Humanity, Candyland, or Uno, grab your best games and join your fellow YPGers for a night of friendly competition. This event is BYOB, so feel free to...
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Trivia Night at the NYPL

Trivia Night at the NYPL
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Join your fellow YPGers for a meetup at the Mid-Manhattan Library! Come and test your knowledge in a challenging, though entertaining, 30-question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from music and movies to New York history, sports, literature and others in between.  Doors open 6:15 and we’ll divvy...
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DIYPG: Potterpalooza!

DIYPG: Potterpalooza!
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Come celebrate the Boy Who Lived’s birthday with #DIYPG: Potterpalooza, Monday, July 31 from 6:30-8:30pm! We’ll be making three Harry Potter-themed crafts (but no Horcruxes), sipping on that sweet butterbeer, watching one of the movies, and complaining about how we’ll never be able to afford Cursed Child tickets when it moves to Broadway. A...
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