YPG Cares: Literacy Partners Happy Hour & Book Drive

YPG Cares: Literacy Partners Happy Hour & Book Drive
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Celebrate happy hour at Local 138 with a book donation for Literacy Partners, an organization which believes that every child should have access to books at home. What: Literacy Partners Happy Hour/Book Drive When: Thursday, February 23rd from 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Local 138, at 138 Ludlow Street What to bring: New or gently used books...
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No Money Mo’ Problems: Personal Finance 101

No Money Mo’ Problems: Personal Finance 101
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Have you ever wondered if you were investing in your 401k correctly? Or what it means to diversify your assets? Surviving New York on a publishing salary is difficult, but we can help make it a little less so! Join us at 6:00pm on Wednesday, February 22nd at HarperCollins Publishers (195 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, Gotham conference room) as...
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YPG February BBL: So You Want to Be a Freelancer?

YPG February BBL: So You Want to Be a Freelancer?
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In 2016, Upwork and Freelancers Union conducted a study about freelancing and found that more people than ever are choosing to freelance – to be exact, 55 million in 2016, or 35% of the total U.S. workforce. If you’re wondering what it takes to be a freelancer working in the publishing industry, make sure...
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YPG Cares: Project Cicero

YPG Cares: Project Cicero
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Volunteer with Project Cicero and help put books straight into the hands of New York City teachers and librarians!  Project Cicero is a fantastic organization that, to date, has placed two million books into more than 11,000 classrooms and school libraries reaching over 500,000 children in under-resourced schools in New York City. Volunteers can help out...
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YPG WRITE-IN: February 9th and 23rd

YPG WRITE-IN: February 9th and 23rd
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop. As always, we’ll do a quick introduction, followed by an hour of writing and optional sharing, then we’ll wrap up the meeting with a flash workshop. If interested in being critiqued, emailYPGwriters@gmail.com with a 1,000-1,500 word submission that you’d like feedback on. We’ll email your...
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YPG Little Big Mouth: A Fresh Start

YPG Little Big Mouth: A Fresh Start
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Looking for your perfect match in 2017? Well, lucky for you, Little Big Mouth is playing Cupid and setting you up with your next literary love. We have a whole new batch of books and galleys to distribute to YPG members the entire year through—for free! But before we can pass the pages to...
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Dear YPG: How do you survive in NYC on a publishing salary?

Dear YPG: How do you survive in NYC on a publishing salary?
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Are you secretly still not sure about the difference between an ARC and a galley? Do you cringe at the thought of someone asking you what a kit mailing entails? Are you curious about how a sales call actually works, but too afraid to ask? Have no fear—Dear YPG is here! Like your older...
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YPG Word Nerds Vocabulary Bee

YPG Word Nerds Vocabulary Bee
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Join your fellow YPG logophiles, linguists, and armchair lexicographers on Monday, February 27th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Gray Mare (61 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003) for YPG’s first-ever Vocabulary Bee. Grab a beer, bring a friend, and channel your inner Noah Webster as we battle it out to see who will be crowned the biggest word nerd...
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Winter Game Night

Winter Game Night
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It’s winter. It’s cold. So let’s hide indoors and play! Grab your Munchkins and Scrabble and Taboo and Pictionary and Settlers of Catan (shot blue!) and Ticket to Ride and Uno…. and get ready to get competitive. Join us on Wednesday, February 15th at Random House (1745 Broadway) from 6pm to 9pm for a night of boozy* fun**. *The booziness...
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