YPG Discount: BIGNY Presents the New York Book Show

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YPG Discount: BIGNY Presents the New York Book Show   Come celebrate the most visually stunning books of 2016 with an open bar and hot buffet! The Book Industry Guild of New York is offering YPG a limited number of $40 tickets (50% off!) to this year’s New York Book Show on Thursday, October...
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YPG Cares: Story Pirates

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YPG Cares: Story Pirates Interested in helping keep youngsters writing and creating? On Wednesday, October 11th, from 7:15-8:30PM at The Drama Book Shop (250 W. 40th Street), we’ll be reading through short stories written by elementary school children and writing personalized notes back to encourage their love of arts and learning.   Enjoy kids’...
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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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Dear YPG: I’ve been at my job for a year. Should I be worried if I am doing the same things as the other new assistants are?

Dear YPG: I’ve been at my job for a year. Should I be worried if I am doing the same things as the other new assistants are?
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Dear YPG: I’ve been at my job for a year. Should I be worried if I am doing the same things as the other new assistants are? I feel like I am behind the curve. Dear Year On the Job, One important thing to remember is there is no one, right path when it...
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YPG Cares: Volunteer with Books Through Bars

YPG Cares: Volunteer with Books Through Bars
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Books Through Bars is seeking volunteers to help pack and ship books to prisoners. BTB is an all-volunteer run collective that sends free books to incarcerated people across the country. Currently, they have a backlog of over 500 letters from prisoners requesting books, so if anyone is able to volunteer their time, it would be...
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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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September BBL: Facts of Fanfiction

September BBL: Facts of Fanfiction
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Cassandra Clare, E.L. James, Anna Todd. What do these authors have in common? Before they published bestselling books, they wrote fanfiction and gained a dedicated following of fans. How does fanfiction go mainstream? What’s the process behind editing something that was originally published as fanfiction? Join us for a panel on the intersection between...
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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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