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March YPG BBL: VIDA and Diverse Voices

March YPG BBL: VIDA and Diverse Voices
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What do we mean when we speak of inclusivity in publishing? From We Need Diverse Books to #StandwithGavin to the Women’s March, scores of American citizens are working hard to have their place in society recognized and represented. For young publishing professionals, this meeting is an opportunity to learn how to make our content...
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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 November BBL: Subsidiary Rights 101 Series: Foreign Rights

YPG November BBL: Subsidiary Rights 101 Series: Foreign Rights
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Have you ever heard the terms “foreign rights” or “literary scout,” and wondered, what’s that? Are you interested in learning more about major book festivals in places like Frankfurt, London, Beijing, and Bologna? Do you have what it takes to be considered for professional foreign exchange programs like the Frankfurt Fellows? Oh yeah? Then...
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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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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 June BBL: Books from Beyond: Literary Estates and Posthumous Publishing

YPG June BBL: Books from Beyond: Literary Estates and Posthumous Publishing
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Authors and publishers often develop close relationships as they work together to create, edit, promote, and sell a book. But how does that  dynamic change when the author is, in fact, dead? In this BBL, we’ll talk about how publishers maintain the literary legacies of authors who are no longer living. You’ll hear from...
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From Pulp to Paper: YPG’s April BBL

From Pulp to Paper: YPG’s April BBL
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On April 14th, 2016, YPG members (as well as some Hachette Book Group staff members) gathered in a conference room at Hachette for the month’s Brown Bag Lunch Event on paper production and sustainability in publishing. Panelists Janet McCarthy Grimm, VP at Lindenmeyr Book Publishing Papers, and Dan Lynch, Paper Buyer at Hachette, sat...
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May BBL: The Rich and Famous: The Insider’s Scoop on Working with Celebrity Authors

May BBL: The Rich and Famous: The Insider’s Scoop on Working with Celebrity Authors
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You get the email. You are going to get to work with a celebrity author (#forthewin). Fast forward three months. You never knew that this many approvals existed in the world of publishing! Working with high-profile authors can change the name of the game, and we are bringing in publishing experts from different departments...
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YPG April BBL: From Pulp to Paper: Sustainability in Publishing

YPG April BBL: From Pulp to Paper: Sustainability in Publishing
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Ever wonder how a tree becomes a piece of paper? Do you know the difference between your groundwoods and freesheets? How can publishers make ecologically sound choices and choose the right kind of paper for your book? Join us as we hear from production and manufacturing experts about the paper making process from the...
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We Still Need Diverse Books: YPG’s January BBL on #WNDB

We Still Need Diverse Books: YPG’s January BBL on #WNDB
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On Tuesday, January 19th, YPG members gathered at Random House for January’s BBL discussion on We Need Diverse Books. The conversation ranged from how the We Need Diverse Books campaign was born, to understanding how it has progressed within the industry, and the work still ahead. Panelists were Hannah Ehrlich, Director of Marketing and...
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