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YPGCares’ Holiday Book Drive and Gift Wrapping Party

YPGCares’ Holiday Book Drive and Gift Wrapping Party
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In the spirit of giving, YPG Cares is collaborating with the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) and Family Promise of the Capital Region to host a fun book drive and book-wrapping party on Thursday, December 8th. The Women’s National Book Association was established in 1917 and was founded on the idea that books have...
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YPG Tacky Holiday Sweater Party

YPG Tacky Holiday Sweater Party
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Don we now our worst! Dust off your tackiest, ugliest, most festive holiday sweater (let’s get thrifty) and pay homage to a much-loved tradition with fellow YPGers. In collaboration with the Children’s Book Council, join us for a holly, jolly night of booze and the tackiest displays of winter wear imaginable. Come eat, drink,...
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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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YPG Book-to-Film and Happy Hour: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

YPG Book-to-Film and Happy Hour: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
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Has your wizarding obsession gotten a little bit riddikulus? We’ve got good news—the magical wizarding world is BACK and we’re switching things up with our Book-to-Film outings! Join us after work on Tuesday, November 29th at Regal Union Square Stadium 14 (850 Broadway) to watch the 7:30 PM showing of J.K. Rowling’s fantastical world...
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Literary Landmarks: Jefferson Market Library

Literary Landmarks: Jefferson Market Library
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Literary Landmarks is a series that invites YPGers to visit a place of literary significance in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, or San Francisco. What combines books, fashion shows, prison, labor union strikes, Gothic architecture, Greenwich Village history, and more? The Jefferson Market Library, of course. Allow me to elaborate. As I approach this...
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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 Agent/Editor Mixer

YPG Agent/Editor Mixer
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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! Join us and our colleagues from the Association of Authors’ Representatives on Wednesday, November 2nd from 6:00-8:00pm at the Green Room at The...
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Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!

Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!
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Summer is at its end, which means Halloween is just around the corner! And you know what else that means? Another legendary happy hour collaboration with the Children’s Book Council! So grab your best children’s book-inspired costume and join us on Wednesday, October 26th from 6:00 – 8:30pm in the spooky downstairs “dungeon” of the...
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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 October BBL: The Art of a Good Book Comics and Graphic Novels in Publishing

YPG October BBL: The Art of a Good Book Comics and Graphic Novels in Publishing
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Graphic novels have proven that they’re more than just a trend—they are a thriving part of the book publishing industry that is here to stay.  While comics have been a huge part of pop culture for nearly a century, they’ve often been separate from the literary world. Now, graphic novels are celebrated by major book...
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