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Recap: YPG Cares Mid-Summer Happy Hour

Recap: YPG Cares Mid-Summer Happy Hour
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Turns out free pizza and cheap beer get a lot of people out on a Wednesday night! Around 60 people came to our happy hour for 826NYC on July 20th. We collected 92 books for their new Harlem location and their staff was impressed by the quality of books our YPGers selected. YPG is excited...
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YPG’s Third Annual Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition

YPG’s Third Annual Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition
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You finally got your foot in the door and landed that publishing gig. But what happens when you think you entered the wrong room? Maybe you dreamed of pitching author events, but can’t see beyond your submissions pile. Or you like adult trade, but still secretly long for the children’s book world. It can be difficult...
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YPG June BBL: Books from Beyond: Literary Estates and Posthumous Publishing

YPG June BBL: Books from Beyond: Literary Estates and Posthumous Publishing
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Authors and publishers often develop close relationships as they work together to create, edit, promote, and sell a book. But how does that  dynamic change when the author is, in fact, dead? In this BBL, we’ll talk about how publishers maintain the literary legacies of authors who are no longer living. You’ll hear from...
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Meet Manuscript Wish List

Meet Manuscript Wish List
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Attention all YPG editors! If you’ve attended one of our semiannual agent/editor mixers, this post may sound familiar to you. Here’s Jessica Sinsheimer, Associate Agent at the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency, to introduce her latest project: Manuscript Wish List. I’ve been attending YPG mixers for years—they were my introduction into the world of publishing...
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YPG Discount: May BIGNY Meeting: Faith-Based Publishing

YPG Discount: May BIGNY Meeting: Faith-Based Publishing
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In an age when participation in organized religion and even the nurturing of personal spirituality seems to be waning, many will be surprised to learn that this may not be the case. In the Book Industry Guild of New York’s May meeting, Faith-Based Publishing, four speakers from very different houses and imprints will discuss...
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WNBA Diversity in Publishing Panel

WNBA Diversity in Publishing Panel
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Developing the conversation on issues of diversity and pay equity is crucial for today’s world, especially in the publishing industry, which employs primarily women and publishes books and articles for large, diverse audiences. On this panel, strong and influential voices within the literary world will discuss the necessity of analyzing and documenting the make-up...
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YPG WRITERS: Write-In and Flash Workshop

YPG WRITERS: Write-In and Flash Workshop
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Do you love to read as much as you love to write? Are you interested in meeting other writers in publishing? Join YPG Writers for our third event of the year! 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. In the...
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YPG Agent & Editor Mixer (Children’s Books Edition)

YPG Agent & Editor Mixer (Children’s Books Edition)
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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 Wednesday, April 13th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Green Room at...
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YPG Discount: BIGNY Presents Publishing Technology Update: New Digital Directions

YPG Discount: BIGNY Presents Publishing Technology Update: New Digital Directions
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The publishing industry has been criticized for being too slow to adapt to an increasingly digital world. But is that still true? What innovations have come about recently, and what is on the horizon? Find out at the BIGNY Publishing Technology Update at Penguin Random House on Tuesday, March 8th! Come learn about what...
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Have You Heard? The Audiobook Renaissance (#YPGDIGITAL)

Have You Heard? The Audiobook Renaissance (#YPGDIGITAL)
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Audiobooks, the longtime companions of childhood road trips, are experiencing something of a renaissance these days. This phenomenon, created by the combination of award-winning recordings and ease of accessibility, has truly hit its stride. Whether you know nothing about audiobooks (you Jon Snow, you) or listen to them everyday on your morning commute, join...
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