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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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Panel Recap: Foreign Rights 101

Panel Recap: Foreign Rights 101
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On November 16, 2016, a group of approximately 20 YPG members gathered for a Brown Bag Lunch at Random House for the first installment of the Subsidiary Rights 101 series, focusing on foreign rights. The panelists included Tawanna Sullivan, Associate Director of Foreign Subrights (Penguin Random House), Abigail Koons, Literary Agent and Executive Director...
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Poetry Connects Us In Troubling Times: Why Poets Write and What We Can Do to Support Them

Poetry Connects Us In Troubling Times: Why Poets Write and What We Can Do to Support Them

Poetry has a pulse, a transformative power. It embodies rather than dictates, prefers to examine instead of observe. It waits to be cracked open and enjoyed. There is little poetry cannot do, no topic it won’t address. It is bold, innovative, insightful. It is raw, truthful, revealing. We need it now, more than ever. The...
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2016 Annual Young to Publishing Group Conference

2016 Annual Young to Publishing Group Conference
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Mark your calendars, because it’s finally here! The AAP’s Annual Young to Publishing Conference will be on Tuesday, December 6th at Penguin Random House (1745 Broadway). This is YPG’s premier event of the year, and we look forward to seeing all of our young professional members there. Planned topics for the conference include how...
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On the Hunt for Diverse Voices: What It Means to Have More Latinxs in Publishing

On the Hunt for Diverse Voices: What It Means to Have More Latinxs in Publishing
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It’s clear the publishing industry is in need of diversity—but how do we accomplish that? On Thursday September 8th Andrea Montejo, founder of the Indent Literary Agency, and Johanna Castillo, Vice President at Simon & Schuster’s Atria imprint, came to together to discuss their career paths, diversity in the workplace and market, and new...
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YPG November BBL: Subsidiary Rights 101 Series: Foreign Rights

YPG November BBL: Subsidiary Rights 101 Series: Foreign Rights
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Have you ever heard the terms “foreign rights” or “literary scout,” and wondered, what’s that? Are you interested in learning more about major book festivals in places like Frankfurt, London, Beijing, and Bologna? Do you have what it takes to be considered for professional foreign exchange programs like the Frankfurt Fellows? Oh yeah? Then...
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YPG/AAP DISCOUNT: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference

YPG/AAP DISCOUNT: Slice Literary Writers’ Conference
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Slice Literary’s sixth annual writers’ conference will take place on September 10th and 11th at St. Francis College in downtown Brooklyn. Panels and workshops will cover topics from the craft of writing (plotting, revision, short stories, and more) to the business of writing (pitch letters, landing a book deal, and beyond). Top editors, agents, and authors will discuss...
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YPG Discount: BIGNY Meeting: Chris Jackson in Conversation with Calvin Reid

YPG Discount: BIGNY Meeting: Chris Jackson in Conversation with Calvin Reid
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  Want to mix & mingle with seasoned publishing folks and get the inside scoop from one of book publishing’s superstars? The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is once again offering YPG members discounted admission to their monthly meeting. The September spotlight meeting is “Chris Jackson in Conversation with Calvin Reid“ on Tuesday,...
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YPG Diversity Presents: Latinos in Publishing

YPG Diversity Presents: Latinos in Publishing
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People of Hispanic and/or Latino origin are the nation’s largest ethnic and/or racial minority. So why are they traditionally underrepresented in publishing? How is this changing in a time where diversity and inclusion in publishing can no longer be ignored?   Join us for a special and rare YPG panel opportunity, featuring Ray Garcia (Publisher, Celebra/PRH)...
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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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