Posts Tagged ‘ networking ’

Scream King R.L. Stine Shows Off His Funny Side

Scream King R.L. Stine Shows Off His Funny Side

Horror writer R.L. Stine only ever wanted to make readers laugh, but it turns out that “life is full of surprises,” and he embraces them happily. Stine made that the theme of his closing keynote speech Wednesday, December 12th, at the AAP’s annual Young to Publishing Conference held at Random House (1745 Broadway).
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles, News | No Comments »

Taking Your Career to the Next Level: HR Panel Recap

Taking Your Career to the Next Level: HR Panel Recap

On Tuesday, October 16, a crowd of 100 YPG members packed into the AAP’s offices on Fifth Avenue for a panel discussion on career moves in publishing. Three human resources representatives from Big Six companies were on hand to share their thoughts--all were in agreement that they were a huge help!
Read more »

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Articles, News | 1 Comment »

YPG’s Editor/Agent Mixer Kicks Off the Fall Season

YPG’s Editor/Agent Mixer Kicks Off the Fall Season

Hosted at Professor Thom’s in the East Village, YPG’s Editor/Agent Mixer on September 6 from 6-9pm was chock-full of editors and agents keen to make connections and find the next “Big Book.” Wheeling and dealing is alive and well this autumn!
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Articles, Happy Hour, Social Events | No Comments »

Five Unexpected Things You’ll Learn in Your Publishing Course

Five Unexpected Things You’ll Learn in Your Publishing Course

In a piece that's both intensely humorous and starkly honest, YPG member and publishing-course alum Danielle Rollins shares her top five takeaways from the industry boot camps so many of us have participated in. Considering one of them? Take a look!
Read more »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Articles, News | No Comments »

The Power Lunch: Tips and Tricks from YPG

The Power Lunch: Tips and Tricks from YPG

Publishing is a collaborative industry, and working closely with fellow book lovers is essential. But how do you go from trading business cards at a YPG mixer to collaborating on a title that lands on the New York Times bestseller list? One word: lunch. Read on for our power lunch tips and tricks!
Read more »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Articles, News | No Comments »

How to Switch Jobs Without Giving Yourself an Ulcer

So, you work in publishing, and it’s really neat, right? You’re surrounded by books and get to regale your family with stories about the time Sarah Palin’s husband called. But maybe a coworker one desk over reminds you of the four-year-old you used to babysit. Or you took the first industry-related job offered to...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Articles, News | 1 Comment »

YPG is Happy to Go “Back to School”

YPG is Happy to Go “Back to School”

On Tuesday, September 13th, approximately 50 YPG members kicked off the busy fall season at Scratcher for YPG’s "Back to School" Happy Hour. The low key, laid-back East Village bar ended up being the perfect spot for members to mix, mingle and enjoy $2 off drafts and well drinks.
Read more »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Articles, Happy Hour, Social Events | No Comments »

YPG Spends A Summer Night at White Horse Tavern

On Thursday, July 28th, 2011, approximately 60 YPG professionals from 11 AAP member houses gathered at the White Horse Tavern for the latest YPG Summer Nights event, the second in an ongoing series of literary themed happy hour outings.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Happy Hour, Social Events | 1 Comment »

YPG Launches its Boston Chapter!

YPG is launching a Boston chapter! If you are a young professional in your first seven years of publishing and are looking to network with other industry locals in the Boston area, join us for the first YPG Boston event, a happy hour this Thursday, September 8th from 6-8pm at Grafton Street Pub in...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Happy Hour, Social Events | No Comments »

YPG Kicks Off its Summer Nights Happy Hour Series

At the launch of the Young to Publishing Group’s Summer Nights, an ongoing series of literary-themed happy hours, over 50 YPG members convened at Pete’s Tavern on Tuesday, June 28, 2011.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Happy Hour, Social Events | No Comments »