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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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Panel: A World of Translations

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More books are translated from English each year than from any other language in the world. But far fewer books are translated into English, and translated literature in America is often treated as a niche market. Why is this, and how do authors and publishers of translated literature combat these assumptions and encourage more...
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YPG Writers: Write-In/Critique – Two Dates!

YPG Writers: Write-In/Critique – Two Dates!
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YPG Writers: Write-In/Critique – Two Dates! Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on December 14 and December 28. 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...
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Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) Holiday Party

Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) Holiday Party
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  Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) Holiday Party   Is your motto “can’t stop, won’t stop” when it comes to holiday parties? Well, here is another one for you! BIGNY is inviting all YPG members to their annual holiday happy hour at Eammon’s (9 East 45th Street, 2nd Floor), on December 14,...
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Career Workshop Day at the Fresh Air Fund

Career Workshop Day at the Fresh Air Fund
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  On October 28th, The Fresh Air Fund and YPG Cares got together to organize a career workshop for middle-schoolers. Miriam Tuliao from Penguin Random House, Erin Flaaen from Simon and Schuster, Keilin Huang from Lee and Low Books, Sharon Watson from Penguin Random House and me, Shiva Ramachandran from Apress, Springer Nature, all...
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YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Adult)

YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Adult)
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YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Adult) Calling all 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!   This mixer focuses on adult trade fiction and nonfiction. Get ready to mix, mingle, and discuss your favorite...
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Listen Up! An Update on Audio Books

Listen Up! An Update on Audio Books
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BIGNY DISCOUNT: Listen Up! An Update on Audio Books   How do you enjoy your morning commutes? When was the last time you were read to? Audiobooks are booming, thanks to easily accessible apps. Come hear how they are made, how they are sold and marketed, as well as other relevant and interesting information....
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DIYPG: Papercrafts

DIYPG: Papercrafts
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DIYPG: Papercrafts “It’s the thought that counts!” -Dobby the House Elf, probably Join #DIYPG for a night of paper crafts: we’ll be making stationery, ornaments, and other goodies—perfect for hoarding for yourself, or for using as inexpensive and thoughtful gifts for your coworkers, friends, and family! Remember, the best thing about homespun gifts is that...
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YPG Book Club

YPG Book Club
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YPG Book Club: Vote for Our Next Read! It’s time for Round Two of the YPG Book Club! Cast your vote HERE for the next pick, and stay tuned on social media to find out the winner in December. The survey will be open until Friday, December 1st. Please reach out to Danielle Kolodkin...
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Twitter, Trolls, and Social Media Goals

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How do authors and agents navigate the world of Twitter, trolls, and media backlash? Join us on November 8th at 6:00 pm for a panel on the intersection of social media, marketing books, and activism. Panelists include Katherine Locke and Justina Ireland. RSVP for information about location and additional speakers. Moderator: Emily Hughes, Content...
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