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Summer Game Night

Summer Game Night
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In February we hid from the cold by hiding indoors and playing games. Well, now it’s time to hide from the heat! Whether it’s Settlers, Cards Against Humanity, Candyland, or Uno, grab your best games and join your fellow YPGers for a night of friendly competition. This event is BYOB, so feel free to...
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Networking for Introverts

Networking for Introverts
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Calling all introverts! Do publishing pitches make you tremble in fear? Does just the mention of a mixer make you break out in a cold sweat? Then join YPG for a panel on Networking for Introverts! The 45-minute panel discussion will feature publishing professionals (and self-proclaimed introverts!) who will speak on the strategies that...
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DIYPG: Potterpalooza!

DIYPG: Potterpalooza!
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Come celebrate the Boy Who Lived’s birthday with #DIYPG: Potterpalooza, Monday, July 31 from 6:30-8:30pm! We’ll be making three Harry Potter-themed crafts (but no Horcruxes), sipping on that sweet butterbeer, watching one of the movies, and complaining about how we’ll never be able to afford Cursed Child tickets when it moves to Broadway. A...
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YPG CARES: Happy Hour & Book Drive for Pajama Program!

YPG CARES: Happy Hour & Book Drive for Pajama Program!
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On Wednesday, July 12th, please join us for a happy hour in support of Pajama Program! Pajama Program is a New York-based nonprofit that donates new books to kids living in group homes, shelters and temporary housing facilities. We’ll be meeting at Réunion Surf Bar (357 W 44th St, New York) at 6:30pm. So come on by and...
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Foreign Rights Happy Hour

Foreign Rights Happy Hour
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Are you a foreign rights or scouting professional? Do you have absolutely no idea what literary scouts do, but want to learn more? Are you looking to break into the exciting world of foreign rights? If any/all of these apply, this is the mixer for you! Join us to chat and share some delicious...
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YPG BBL: Books on the Big Screen

YPG BBL: Books on the Big Screen
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  Love or hate them, movie adaptations of books are a huge part of the publishing industry. But have you ever wondered what happens when a film studio decides to make a movie or TV show out of a book? Get the inside scoop on book-to-film adaptations from multiple sides of the business—from editorial,...
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YPG DIVERSITY: Pride Happy Hour

YPG DIVERSITY: Pride Happy Hour
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Celebrate Pride Month with YPG’s 4th annual Pride Happy Hour at Kettle of Fish, the iconic West Village bar once frequented by Jack Kerouac and Bob Dylan! Mingle with your publishing colleagues as we celebrate the vital role of LGBTQI people in the industry. Be sure to check the Gay Liberation sculpture in Christopher...
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YPG WRITERS: Write-In and Critique

YPG WRITERS: Write-In and Critique
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on July 13 and 27. As always, 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...
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BBL Recap: VIDA and Diverse Voices

BBL Recap: VIDA and Diverse Voices
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On Monday, March 27, YPG members convened at Penguin Random House for an intimate Brown Bag Lunch conversation around the ever-important issue of inclusivity in publishing. Sharon Watson, copyright assistant at Penguin Young Readers Group, moderated a discussion with Lynn Melnick and Camille Rankine, who are VIDA executive board members and published authors. VIDA...
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Mid-To-Publishing’s Spring Fling Happy Hour!

Mid-To-Publishing’s Spring Fling Happy Hour!
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Mid-To-Publishing is kicking off the 2017 year of programming with a Spring Fling Happy Hour on Wednesday, April 19th at SLAINTE! Swing by Slainte for happy hour specials, book talk, networking, and fun times and shake off the last of the winter blues! The Mid-To-Publishing Group is for publishing employees with 6+ years of experience who want...
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