Posts Tagged ‘ Editorial ’

YPG Write-In

YPG Write-In
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop! We’ll be hosting two this month in order to accommodate everyone’s schedule. Feel free to come to one or both! 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....
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Dear YPG

Dear YPG
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Are you secretly still not sure about the difference between an ARC and a galley? Do you cringe at the thought of someone asking you what a kit mailing entails? Are you curious about how a sales call actually works, but too afraid to ask? Have no fear—Dear YPG is here! Like your older...
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YPG WRITERS: Need editorial feedback on your novel? Join our workshop!

YPG WRITERS: Need editorial feedback on your novel? Join our workshop!
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                In response to growing interest, we are starting a novel writing workshop! To get started, please fill out a short questionnaire that will be used to match you into small editorial groups. We will form groups of 3-4 people who are working on similar projects and...
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Write-In and Flash Workshop #2 of July

Write-In and Flash Workshop #2 of July
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#YAAS to more fun! Same drill as always: write for an hour with time for sharing, and end with a quick workshop. Interested in being critiqued? Send YPGwriters@gmail.com a 1,000-word sample that you would like feedback on. Date: July 26 2016Event Address: AAP Conference Room, 71 5th Ave, Second Floor Time: 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM...
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Publishing Profiles: Dawn Davis, VP & Publisher at 37 INK

Publishing Profiles: Dawn Davis, VP & Publisher at 37 INK
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Innovative, passionate, and focused, Dawn Davis has a vision for publishing and promoting diverse books, and a talent for discovering unique, empowering stories across a variety of genres. As Vice President and Publisher of 37 INK, an imprint within the Atria publishing group at Simon & Schuster, her efforts bring a special sense of...
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YPG Editor/Agent Mixer

YPG Editor/Agent Mixer
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NOTE: THIS EVENT IS FULL, but we hope to do another one in the fall, so stay tuned! Calling all editors! Looking to network with agents and fellow editorial YPGers? Whether you’re looking to make your first acquisition, moving on to your fourth, or just ready to talk books, you’ll want to join YPG...
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YPG Discount: Poets House Events

YPG Discount: Poets House Events
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Poets House is giving YPG a discount to their upcoming event: Exquisitely Personal: Poetry & Memoir with Nick Flynn, Sarah Manguso and Meghan O’Rourke  DATE & TIME: Saturday, December 13, 2014 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM LOCATION: Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY ADMISSION: $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets...
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YPG Writers: NaNoWriMo

YPG Writers: NaNoWriMo
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The challenge is upon us yet again—to write 50,000 words in 30 days or less. All you brave souls inflicting this cruel and unusual punishment on yourselves might be driven to drink anyway (as all great writers sometimes are), so instead of drinking alone, let’s imbibe while we transcribe together! Join us for a YPG hosted...
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Publishing Profiles: Kate Napolitano, Editor at Plume

Publishing Profiles: Kate Napolitano, Editor at Plume
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YPG’s Marisa Novello recently spoke with Kate Napolitano, Editor at Plume (an imprint of Penguin Random House), about her path to publishing and her experiences as an editor. Tell us about your path into publishing. How did you get your start? Like a lot of us in publishing, I was a lit major as...
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Spotlights and Soundbites: A Day in the Life of an Assistant Editor

Spotlights and Soundbites: A Day in the Life of an Assistant Editor
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YPG fired its ten best questions at Allison Carroll, Assistant Editor at Harlequin, to learn more about what is arguably the most popular department in publishing. 1. Your typical workday looks something like this: I’m not sure there is a typical day on the job. There’s e-mail, reading, editing, meetings, and more e-mail, but...
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