Posts Tagged ‘ publishing ’

YPG Bay Area: Where Lit Gets Technical

We are living in the Venice of our time, the center of an economy dependent on the Internet, and yet San Francisco remains a historically literary city. Join these publishing trailblazers as they discuss how they blend tech and books seamlessly to thrive in a multimedia world. Gutenberg never saw this coming.
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Literary Magazine Seeks YPG Publicity Volunteers

Literary Magazine Seeks YPG Publicity Volunteers

Slice Magazine is looking for YPG volunteers with publicity experience to help produce and send out press releases for its website, magazine, and events. The Slice team is also looking for volunteers to help run its upcoming writers' conference. This dedicated group of bookworms will have a variety of tasks, including brainstorming panels and...
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YPG Bay Area Launch Success

YPG Bay Area Launch Success

The first YPG Bay Area event was a roaring success, with more than 40 young Bay Area professionals dropping by John Colins in San Francisco to mingle with theirs peers and get their first taste of YPG action. A big thanks to everyone who came out and celebrated Launch with us!
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YPG Cares About LitWorld: World Read Aloud Day 2013

YPG Cares About LitWorld: World Read Aloud Day 2013

The culmination of World Read Aloud Day in New York City was a day-long event on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 featuring authors, artists, workshops and fun activities for children all over the city to promote literacy. Storytellers included NY Times bestselling author and illustrator Greg Foley, Brett Helquist, and author John Kloepfer. The Story...
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Book to Film Club Recap: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Accepts the YPG Love It Deserves

Book to Film Club Recap: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Accepts the YPG Love It Deserves

The YPG Book to Film Club packed into a movie theater-esque conference room at Simon & Schuster last Wednesday night, February 20th, to view the adaptation of the much beloved YA novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. In this funny and touching coming-of-age story, an introvert high school freshman named Charlie is taken...
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YPG Supports the NBA Novel-to-Screen Film Festival

YPG Supports the NBA Novel-to-Screen Film Festival

Need another Book to Film Club fix before SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK in May? You’re in luck. The National Book Awards are hosting a Novel-to-Screen Film Festival, featuring three films based on NBA-nominated books on April 4-5 at Pratt Manhattan.
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YPG Presents: Tweet of the Week

Listen up, YPG! Do you put the "wit" in Twitter? Think you've got what it takes to out-tweet your friends and followers? This month YPG is kicking off our new "Tweet of the Week" contest. Each week we will pick one user whose publishing-related tweet took the cake, be it informative, comical or all-too-relatable.
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Save the Date: YPG Book to Film Club: Silver Linings Playbook

Save the Date: YPG Book to Film Club: Silver Linings Playbook

Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, based on the novel by Matthew Quick (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008). The 2012 film was directed by David O. Russell and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro and Jacki Weaver. All four actors received Oscar nominations and Lawrence recently took...
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YPG April BBL: New Adult – Bridging the Gap Between Young Adult and Adult Literature

Heard the buzz word “New Adult” lately and want to know what it’s all about? This category of novels is aimed at the post-high school and young professional crowd, a consumer base that previously hadn’t been an editorial focus. This new craze has taken over the New York Times, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble...
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YPG Discount: NY Creative Interns Conference

NY Creative Interns is offering a 15% discount to their upcoming full-day conference: Find and Follow Your Passion, set to take place on Saturday, April 6th from 9am - 5pm at The New School (66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011). Meet representatives from the most exciting companies in New York City, get...
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