YPG Bay Area

Info and events relevant to the Young to Publishing Bay Area chapter.

YPG Bay Area Social Event: Literary Trivia (hosted by Pegasus Books)

YPG Bay Area Social Event: Literary Trivia (hosted by Pegasus Books)
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Who: YPG Bay Area (Feel free to bring along your friends, loved ones, co-workers, etc.) What: Name that author! Label that cover! Test your literary knowledge with your fellow YPG’ers as we play against other teams in Pegasus Books’ Second Annual Literary Trivia Night. When: Wednesday, April 29th @ 8pm Where: Ben ‘n Nick’s...
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YPG Bay Area Hosts Panel on Freelancing in Publishing

YPG Bay Area Hosts Panel on Freelancing in Publishing
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Thanks to the 20+ Bay Area YPGers who were able to join us for Be Your Own Boss: How to Successfully Freelance in Publishing on Wednesday April 15th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at the Berkeley Public Library, South Branch. It was one of our most successful panels to-date, thanks to our all-star panelists: Debbie Berne, Founder...
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YPG Bay Area: Be Your Own Boss: How to Successfully Freelance in Publishing

YPG Bay Area: Be Your Own Boss: How to Successfully Freelance in Publishing
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Create your own hours, hand pick your projects, and do work you love—freelancing in publishing sounds like a dream come true! With the added benefits of potential extra income and deciding your own work locale, it’s no wonder more and more publishing professionals are going the freelance route (either as a full-time career or...
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Words of the Week: From Co-op to Webinars

Words of the Week: From Co-op to Webinars
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From the YPG Bay Area team, a periodic list of words for those young (and old) to publishing to know. Co-op Advertising: Advertising whose cost is shared between or among different companies. Such advertising is especially advantageous to smaller companies with limited budgets. Such ads are also called cooperative advertising. In some co-op advertising, a...
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YPG Bay Area Holiday Party

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A big thank you to all YPG Bay Area members who made it out to our annual holiday party at John Colins in San Francisco! We hope you grabbed a book on your way out (personally, I was thrilled to get this little gem from Ten Speed Press). Check out the photos above. We’re excited to kick off...
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YPG Bay Area Holiday Party

YPG Bay Area Holiday Party
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Kick off the holiday season at the YPG Bay Area Holiday Party!   Start the parade of publishing holiday parties off right and join us for drinks and a book exchange on December 4th at 6pm. Who: YPG members What: Enjoy a holiday party and book exchange (bring a gift-wrapped book to give away...
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YPG Bay Area Book-to-Film Club: Gone Girl

YPG Bay Area Book-to-Film Club: Gone Girl
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WHEN: Saturday, October 18th at 12:20PM (arrive 20 minutes early for tickets and snacks) WHERE: UA Berkeley 7 Theater 2274 Shattuck Ave Berkeley, CA 94704 GONE GIRL has taken the book industry by storm. Known primarily as a mid-list mystery author, Gillian Flynn rose to the top of the charts with her third book, a haunting...
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YPG Bay Area “Geeks Out” Over Comics

YPG Bay Area “Geeks Out” Over Comics
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  A big thank you the YPG Bay Area members who were able to join us for the Comics & “Geek” Culture in Publishing Panel at Mission Comics on Thursday, September 4th from 6:30-7:30pm, despite the huge fire in the area only a few hours earlier (​luckily ​no books were harmed). We couldn’t have asked for a...
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YPG Bay Area: Comics & “Geek” Culture in Publishing Panel

Come get your “comic-on” at this informative event where we’ll be discussing the rise of “geek” culture in publishing. Our panel will delve into the world of superhero media, nerdy/quirky presses, graphic novels, and other out-of-the-box publishing passions. Expand your publishing horizons by hearing first-hand what this growing corner of the publishing industry is...
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YPG Bay Area Joins Literary Trivia at Ben & Nick’s

YPG Bay Area Joins Literary Trivia at Ben & Nick’s

Join YPG Bay Area for a night of Literary Trivia at Ben & Nicks Bar and Grill. Network with your publishing peers and show off your pub quiz skills! Please RSVP below. From Pegasus Oakland: “Calling all lit majors, librarians, lovers of language, and literati. Come on out for a fabulous night of...
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