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YPG’s March BBL: How a Book Becomes a Book

YPG’s March BBL: How a Book Becomes a Book
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On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, two dozen YPG members gathered at Penguin at 12:30 for the BBL “A Look Behind the Curtain: How a Book Becomes a Book.” This highly visual, hands-on BBL focused on the ins and outs of the Art, Design and Production processes and was moderated by YPG committee members Brigid...
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YPG September BBL: A Teenager with a Book Contract?

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For kids, by kids.  It’s a model explored with varying levels of authenticity in many mediums from television comedy to online journalism, broadcast radio to social media. And it’s taking the world of book publishing by storm.  More and more debut authors under the age 20 are emerging in the young readers marketplace as...
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YPG August BBL: A Crash Course in Crash Publishing

YPG August BBL: A Crash Course in Crash Publishing
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Traditional book publishing. It’s tried and true, which means that there’s all the time in the world to get a book ready for its perfect launch into the world, right? WRONG. As media consumers are becoming more and more accustomed to “binge-ing” on their favorite things (a la Netflix), publishing is picking up the pace! Series,...
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Show Me the Money: YPG Executive Track Hosts Panel on Salary Negotiation

Show Me the Money: YPG Executive Track Hosts Panel on Salary Negotiation

On Tuesday, April 29th from 12:30-1:30pm, over 60 members of the AAP’s Young to Publishing Group from 18 member publishing houses, as well as several members of the New York City chapter of the Women’s National Book Association, attended a YPG Executive Track/WNBA Brown Bag Lunch on Managing Your Career and Negotiating Your Salary....
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The Art of the Pitch: June’s YPG BBL on Pitching and Positioning

The Art of the Pitch: June’s YPG BBL on Pitching and Positioning
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On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014, roughly 60 YPG members from over 12 AAP member publishing houses gathered at the Random House offices for a panel discussion called The Art of the Pitch. The panelists were four top editors: Executive Editorial Director Alvina Ling from Little, Brown for Young Readers; SVP Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Hershey from...
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YPG June BBL: The Art of The Pitch: Positioning Your Books and Yourself for Success

From acquisitions meeting, to a heated auction, to launching a list to the sales force, a good editor is always honing the perfect pitch to make everyone fall in love with a book. Join us on Wednesday, June 11th from 12:30-1:30pm at Random House (1745 Broadway, 2nd floor café auditorium) for this important...
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YPG Executive Track: Managing Your Career and Negotiating Your Salary

As you progress in your publishing career, you might begin to wonder about your next steps and how to have big conversations about promotions and salary. Together with the Women's National Book Association, YPG has convened a panel of professionals to offer important and concrete advice about positioning yourself to be successful: learn how...
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YPG March BBL: A Look Behind the Curtain: How a Book Becomes a Book

YPG March BBL: A Look Behind the Curtain: How a Book Becomes a Book

You work in publishing, but much do you really know about book design and production? Ever wondered how all those Word docs, estimate forms, and InDesign files transform into that lovely paper and ink creation we call a book? Come to our March BBL, A Look Behind the Curtain: How a Book Becomes a...
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YPG’s Executive Track Presents October’s BBL: The Book That Changed My Career

Before today’s publishing legends made it to the corner office, they were toiling away in cubicles as junior professionals. But how did they go all the way from the minor leagues to the big time? To get the full story, we’ve convened a panel of our industry’s most respected editors and publishers to talk...
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YPG April BBL: New Adult – Bridging the Gap Between Young Adult and Adult Literature

Heard the buzz word “New Adult” lately and want to know what it’s all about? This category of novels is aimed at the post-high school and young professional crowd, a consumer base that previously hadn’t been an editorial focus. This new craze has taken over the New York Times, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble...
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