Booktoberfest Happy Hour: Literary Trivia

Booktoberfest Happy Hour: Literary Trivia
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You may not have tickets to the Frankfurt Book Fair. We know how it goes. But you will have a chance to test your literary prowess against fellow YPGers at our Booktoberfest Literary Trivia Happy Hour! Celebrate Oktoberfest as only true book lovers and wordsmiths can. Booze will be served, teams will battle it...
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YPG October BBL: The Art of a Good Book Comics and Graphic Novels in Publishing

YPG October BBL: The Art of a Good Book Comics and Graphic Novels in Publishing
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Graphic novels have proven that they’re more than just a trend—they are a thriving part of the book publishing industry that is here to stay.  While comics have been a huge part of pop culture for nearly a century, they’ve often been separate from the literary world. Now, graphic novels are celebrated by major book...
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YPG/AAP DISCOUNT: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference

YPG/AAP DISCOUNT: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference
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Slice Literary’s sixth annual writers’ conference will take place on September 10th and 11th at St. Francis College in downtown Brooklyn. Panels and workshops will cover topics from the craft of writing (plotting, revision, short stories, and more) to the business of writing (pitch letters, landing a book deal, and beyond). Top editors, agents, and authors will discuss...
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YPG Write-In

YPG Write-In
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop! 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, email YPGwriters@gmail.com with a 1,000-1,500 word submission that you’d like feedback on. We’ll email your piece to...
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Recap: YPG June BBL: Books from Beyond

Recap: YPG June BBL: Books from Beyond
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On Thursday, June 23rd, a group of YPG members gathered at AAP Headquarters for June’s Brown Bag Lunch panel, Books from Beyond: Literary Estates and Posthumous Publishing. Moderated by Hannah Campbell, Assistant Editor at Penguin Random House, four panelists from across the industry sat down to discuss how the editorial process changes when an...
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YPG CARES: Book Riot Live

YPG CARES: Book Riot Live
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  Everyone’s favorite blog for book lovers is coming atcha IRL! YPG Cares is looking for volunteers to help with Book Riot Live!, a two day event that brings together readers, authors, and the Book Riot team! Volunteers will be help greet guests and manage author signings. We’re looking for volunteers to fill 2.5...
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YPG Discount: BIGNY Meeting: Chris Jackson in Conversation with Calvin Reid

YPG Discount: BIGNY Meeting: Chris Jackson in Conversation with Calvin Reid
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  Want to mix & mingle with seasoned publishing folks and get the inside scoop from one of book publishing’s superstars? The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is once again offering YPG members discounted admission to their monthly meeting. The September spotlight meeting is “Chris Jackson in Conversation with Calvin Reid“ on Tuesday,...
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YPG Diversity Presents: Latinos in Publishing

YPG Diversity Presents: Latinos in Publishing
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People of Hispanic and/or Latino origin are the nation’s largest ethnic and/or racial minority. So why are they traditionally underrepresented in publishing? How is this changing in a time where diversity and inclusion in publishing can no longer be ignored?   Join us for a special and rare YPG panel opportunity, featuring Ray Garcia (Publisher, Celebra/PRH)...
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YPG Cares Back-to-School Happy Hour

YPG Cares Back-to-School Happy Hour
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  Summer Fridays may be over, but we’ve got Fall in our sights. With kids heading back to school and fewer tourists on the streets, we’re celebrating with drinks and arcade games at our annual happy hour! Join us for our Back-to-School Happy Hour at Barcade (148 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011)...
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