YPG Bay Area

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

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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YPG Bay Area Hosts Panel on Literary Magazines

YPG Bay Area Hosts Panel on Literary Magazines

Thanks to all YPG Bay Area members who were able to join us at our Literary Magazines on the West Coast panel! It was great to hear about how distribution, design, and submissions work within the literary magazine business. We especially love that our panelists emphasized the importance of being involved in your local...
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YPG Bay Area: Lit Magazine Event

YPG Bay Area: Lit Magazine Event

Ever wanted to know more about the Bay Area's amazing literary magazine scene? Lit magazines are a staple of the publishing world, and especially influence the corporate and creative culture of book publishing here in the Bay Area.
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YPG Bay Area’s Favorite Holiday Party 2013

YPG Bay Area’s Favorite Holiday Party 2013

To kick off the holiday season, we’re throwing a party, and we hope you’ll join us. Bring a book, any book, wrapped in brown paper packaging tied up with strings and join other young publishing professionals in the Bay Area as we celebrate our favorite things on Wednesday, December 4th from 6-8 pm at John...
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YPG Bay Area Field Trip: Dickens Fair

YPG Bay Area Field Trip: Dickens Fair

Join the YPG board members as we take a magical ride to the Cow Palace, transformed into 19th century Victorian England for the annual Dickens Fair
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A Taste of Bay Area Food Publishing

Given San Francisco’s appetite and reputation for quality food, it’s no surprise that we have our fair share of renowned cookbook publishers right here in the Bay Area. At this delicious panel, learn about the food publishing process from start to finish, whether celebrity chefs really write their own cookbooks, if photographers eat the...
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YPG Bay Area: September Book-to-Film Club: The Spectacular Now

YPG Bay Area: September Book-to-Film Club: The Spectacular Now

The movie has a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and received the Special Jury Award for Acting at Sundance this year... but the book was a finalist for the National Book Award. Which is better, the book or the movie? Join fellow YPG members as we read The Spectacular Now   by Tim Tharp, and then watch...
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Bay Area YPG: The Business of Publishing – A Workshop

Bay Area YPG: The Business of Publishing – A Workshop

Reading the fine print and crunching numbers–not what you imagined you'd be doing when you started working in publishing! Writing might be an art, but publishing is a business. Learn to think of (or at least consider) the bottom line. In this hands-on workshop, we'll cover the basics of P&Ls and review the terms...
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