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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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A Crash Course in Publishing: YPG Breaks Down the Industry

A Crash Course in Publishing: YPG Breaks Down the Industry

Ever wonder what it is your friends in scholarly, academic/textbook, professional, and even trade publishing actually do? In this piece, YPG breaks down the four major branches of publishing, for industry vets and newbies alike.
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Dear YPG #1: Mired in Marketing and Trying to Trend

Dear YPG #1: Mired in Marketing and Trying to Trend

Welcome to the first installment of our monthly Dear YPG series! In this column, we tackle the nuances of trade marketing and our favorite resources for industry trends.
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An Expert Speaks: YPG Sits Down with John B. Thompson to Discuss the Ins and Outs of the Industry

An Expert Speaks: YPG Sits Down with John B. Thompson to Discuss the Ins and Outs of the Industry

In this in-depth and far-ranging interview, Maree Hamilton talks with author and scholar John B. Thompson about the publishing industry: past, present, and future. And his prognosis may not be as grim as you'd expect!
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In a Tough Economic Environment, Do You Need a Master’s Degree to Succeed?

In a Tough Economic Environment, Do You Need a Master’s Degree to Succeed?

Diving headfirst into the publishing industry is an education unto itself--but a master’s degree in publishing or a related field can provide a competitive edge in the ever evolving marketplace. The question is...how do you know what's right for you?
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