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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 May 4 and May 18. 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...
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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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Agent/Editor Happy Hour

Agent/Editor Happy Hour
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  Calling all children’s and YA agents and editors! Whether you’re looking to make your first acquisition or sale, or moving on to your fifth, you won’t want to miss this editor/agent networking happy hour! Join YPG and the AAR (Association of Authors’ Representatives) on Tuesday, April 11th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Green Room...
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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 Writers: WRITE-IN / Critique

YPG Writers: WRITE-IN / Critique
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on March 9th and March 16th. 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 you’d like feedback...
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No Money Mo’ Problems: Personal Finance 101

No Money Mo’ Problems: Personal Finance 101
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Have you ever wondered if you were investing in your 401k correctly? Or what it means to diversify your assets? Surviving New York on a publishing salary is difficult, but we can help make it a little less so! Join us at 6:00pm on Wednesday, February 22nd at HarperCollins Publishers (195 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, Gotham conference room) as...
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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 Word Nerds Vocabulary Bee

YPG Word Nerds Vocabulary Bee
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Join your fellow YPG logophiles, linguists, and armchair lexicographers on Monday, February 27th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Gray Mare (61 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003) for YPG’s first-ever Vocabulary Bee. Grab a beer, bring a friend, and channel your inner Noah Webster as we battle it out to see who will be crowned the biggest word nerd...
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