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YPG Discount: 50% off Event: Inside the Mind of HR: How Hiring Really Happens

We’re sure you’ve been told what you should do on an interview, how to write a cover letter and resume, but do you really feel prepared? Whether for an online application or a chance encounter at an event, you should always be prepared to show some strength – when talking about yourself
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YPG Launches its Bay Area Chapter!

YPG is launching a Bay Area chapter! If you are a young professional in your first seven years of publishing and are looking to network with other industry locals in the Bay Area, join us for the first YPG Bay Area event, a Launch Party on Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 5:30 – 7:30...
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Wordsmith Wednesday Recap: Board Games Will Never Get Old

Wordsmith Wednesday Recap: Board Games Will Never Get Old

How much do YPGers love board games? Enough for 50 of us to come out to the AAP offices on January 23rd, i.e. the coldest night New York has seen in two years, just for the chance to throw down against our publishing friends at YPG’s Wordsmith Wednesday.
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YPG Launches YPG Digital

YPG Launches YPG Digital

As publishing grows more digitally and web-focused, we at YPG believe it’s our mission to equip our members with the skills and knowledge to be frontrunners in this industry. With that in mind, we are launching YPG Digital: a series of programs geared toward social media, the web, e-books, and many other rapidly changing...
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YPG College & University Outreach Training

Would you be interested in speaking about career opportunities in book publishing at colleges and universities—your alma mater or elsewhere—in the area? Twice a year, there is an AFTER-WORK TRAINING for all interested YPG members.
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February BBL: Getting to the Core of Libraries

YPG Brown Bag Lunch: Getting to the Core of Libraries will address the various relationships between the publisher and librarian communities, including such topical elements as collection development, data released in the Patron Profiles, ebook lending, and the Common Core.
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YPG in Costume

YPG in Costume

Costume-clad YPG members gathered at the Dove Parlour in Greenwich Village on October 25 to kick off Halloween weekend. This mystery aura at the Dove Parlour set the tone for YPG’s Halloween party, as the dimly-lit speakeasy-style bar gave the evening a hint of eeriness while literary-characters roamed the space.
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Beyond the Big Six: December’s BBL on Independent Publishing

Beyond the Big Six: December’s BBL on Independent Publishing

To get the edge in a market, many small presses have found niches in which to thrive. On Monday, December 10, YPG members gathered in the warm wombish AAP offices to a panel discussion on independent presses. Panelists included Erika Goldman, Publisher and Editorial Director at Bellevue Literary Press; Bronwen Hruska, Publisher of Soho...
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Scream King R.L. Stine Shows Off His Funny Side

Scream King R.L. Stine Shows Off His Funny Side

Horror writer R.L. Stine only ever wanted to make readers laugh, but it turns out that “life is full of surprises,” and he embraces them happily. Stine made that the theme of his closing keynote speech Wednesday, December 12th, at the AAP’s annual Young to Publishing Conference held at Random House (1745 Broadway).
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YPG Book to Film Club: The Polar Express

YPG Book to Film Club: The Polar Express
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T’was the Wednesday before Christmas, for all YPG, And we gathered at Penguin with a movie to see, The popcorn was opened, and flavored with dill, A fairly odd flavor, but still quite a thrill,   The Polar Express was the movie of choice, Starring Tom Hanks, who played every voice, The CGI captured...
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