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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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FEBRUARY BBL: The Life of a Book (#YPGBBL)

FEBRUARY BBL: The Life of a Book (#YPGBBL)
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It takes many people in many departments to create one book. Even experts in one role might have a murkier understanding of other roles throughout a book’s lifecycle. In this month’s BBL, learn how a book is made from start to finish. Walk through a timeline from concept to store shelf, understanding which departments...
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January BBL: #WeNeedDiverseBooks

January BBL: #WeNeedDiverseBooks
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You’ve seen the hashtag. You’ve probably used the hashtag. And I’m sure you’ve read and heard the word “diversity” in more industry news and meetings than you can count. But what you’ve probably asked yourself more than once is, “What real changes has this movement put into place?” This event will seek to answer...
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YPG November BBL: Thinking Outside of the Book: Unconventional Author Events and Why They Work

YPG November BBL: Thinking Outside of the Book: Unconventional Author Events and Why They Work
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We’ve all been there before. Cozy bookstore; bespectacled author; the pat, 15-20 minute talk, 2-3 questions and a signing. One hour and done. But what if there could be more to an “author event” than the ever-typical bookstore reading? Join us on Wednesday, November 11th as we explore the world of unconventional author/book events...
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Banned Books Week Is Here, And Here Is Why It’s So Important (Do It for the Kids)

Banned Books Week Is Here, And Here Is Why It’s So Important (Do It for the Kids)
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“This is the best I’ve felt about the state of publishing in a long time,” Barbara Jones, Director of ALA, said to the crowd as David Horowitz wrapped up the last discussion question at the final installment in YPG’s censorship panel series. Last week’s panel on censorship in children’s books and young adult literature...
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YPG October BBL: I Don’t Remember the Title But the Cover Was Blue: The Front Lines of Bookselling

YPG October BBL: I Don’t Remember the Title But the Cover Was Blue: The Front Lines of Bookselling
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There’s nothing quite like the feeling of walking into your local bookstore—and here in New York, we’re lucky to have dozens of amazing bookstores, both large and small, to visit in person when we’re craving new books to feed our already overflowing shelves. What goes into the business of running a brick-and-mortar bookstore in...
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