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Panel Recap: Sensitivity Readers

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On December 7th, a group of YPG members gathered in the Dr. Seuss Room at Penguin Random House with an exceptional panel to discuss sensitivity reads. Patrice Caldwell, Associate Editor at Hyperion and the founder of People of Color in Publishing, Tiffany Liao, Editor at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, Namrata Tripathi, Associate...
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ROGUE WORLD BOOK NIGHT GIVEAWAY!

ROGUE WORLD BOOK NIGHT GIVEAWAY!
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  World Book Night (WBN) is a super-fun, global effort for book lovers like us to spread the joy of reading by giving away books. While the US’s official partnership with WBN ended in 2014, we at YPG have continued the tradition. This year, we are having our very own ROGUE World Book Night,...
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VOLUNTEER FOR THE 2018 PEN AMERICA WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL

VOLUNTEER FOR THE 2018 PEN AMERICA WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL
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YPG was honored to have PEN America speak at our 2017 Young to Publishing Conference this past December. They are now offering our members an opportunity to volunteer at various events across the city for The 2018 World Voices Festival, which will run April 16–22. If you would like to be considered for a...
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PANEL: DIVERSITY IN DESIGN

PANEL: DIVERSITY IN DESIGN
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  The importance of diversity and inclusion in the publishing industry is both a pressing and ongoing conversation. And in few places is diversity more apparent than in the artwork of a book. Join YPG as we sit down with leading designers, illustrators, and artists from the publishing community to discuss how they strive...
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Discount: WNBA Time’s Up Panel

Discount: WNBA Time’s Up Panel
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The Women’s National Book Association was founded with the purpose of supporting women in all areas of the book industry. With the advent of the Time’s Up and the #MeToo movement, we invite you to join us for a panel discussion designed to empower and inform anyone who has found themselves encountering or witnessing sexual...
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How I Got My Start: Jennifer Crewe, Columbia University Press

How I Got My Start: Jennifer Crewe, Columbia University Press
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How I Got My Start is a new series where YPG talks to trailblazers in the industry, across houses and departments, about their career trajectories, what they’ve learned, where they see the industry going, and wisdom they’d like to share with those of us at the beginning of our careers. Columbia University Press’s offices...
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SOCIAL: FOREIGN RIGHTS MIXER

SOCIAL: FOREIGN RIGHTS MIXER
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Are you a foreign rights or scouting professional looking to make contacts in the field? Do you have absolutely no idea what a scout does, but want to learn more? Are you looking to get your feet wet in exciting world of foreign rights? If any/all of these apply, this is the mixer for...
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BIGNY Presents: Publishing All-American Voices: Diversity and Inclusion

BIGNY Presents: Publishing All-American Voices: Diversity and Inclusion
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  The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is offering a panel discussion about underrepresented voices and aim to continue examining what diversity and inclusion actively looks like in book publishing.   Featuring speakers Nicole Counts (One World / PRH), Zareen Jaffery (Saalam Reads / S&S Books for Young Readers), Cristobal Pera (Vintage Espanol / PRH), and moderator, Victory Matsui (One...
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How I Got My Start: Melville House

How I Got My Start: Melville House
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How I Got My Start is a new series where YPG talks to trailblazers in the industry, across houses and departments, about their career trajectories, what they’ve learned, where they see the industry going, and wisdom they’d like to share with those of us at the beginning of our careers.     Behind the...
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PANEL: THE EVER-GROWING WORLD OF AUDIOBOOKS

PANEL: THE EVER-GROWING WORLD OF AUDIOBOOKS
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It is no secret that audiobooks are the fastest growing format in book publishing today, but the question everyone’s asking is: why? Are we all screen-fatigued? Influenced by podcasts? Too busy to sit down?? If you’re a lover of audiobooks—on the train, at the gym, at work, in the shower—or have never even listened to one...
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