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BIGNY DISCOUNT: LGBTQ VOICES IN PUBLISHING

BIGNY DISCOUNT: LGBTQ VOICES IN PUBLISHING
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  With Pride Month right around the corner, join BIGNY for their May meeting focused on how the LGBTQ community are creating and contributing to the book publishing world. The panelists has a wide variety of experience including LGBTQ history, activism, religious conflict with LGBTQ lifestyles, coverage of notable hate crimes, conversion therapy, romance...
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MURDER MYSTERY PARTY

MURDER MYSTERY PARTY
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Ladies and gentleman! Join us for a show-stopping, circus-themed night of revelry, mystery, and a murder that steals the show. Group up with your fellow YPGers, use your detective skills, and find the killer before the final act!   When: April 19 from 6:00—8:30 pm Where: Penguin Random House (1745 Broadway) Why: Because everyone...
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Discount: WNBA Time’s Up Panel

Discount: WNBA Time’s Up Panel
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The Women’s National Book Association was founded with the purpose of supporting women in all areas of the book industry. With the advent of the Time’s Up and the #MeToo movement, we invite you to join us for a panel discussion designed to empower and inform anyone who has found themselves encountering or witnessing sexual...
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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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YPG Diversity Panel: Sensitivity Readers

YPG Diversity Panel: Sensitivity Readers
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YPG Diversity Panel: Sensitivity Readers Readers embrace books that include characters of all different races, ethnicities, religions, genders, and sexual orientations. But by including characters with such varying backgrounds, writers are tasked with writing about people whose life experiences they may not share. How, then, are they to make sure that their characters’ portrayals...
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YPG Contest: Make Your Own Children’s Book Movie Trailer!

YPG Contest: Make Your Own Children’s Book Movie Trailer!
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Do you love movie trailers? Do you especially love movie trailers for book-to-film adaptations? Well, now’s your chance to make one yourself! Announcing YPG’s FIRST EVER contest, with this month’s theme: CHILDREN’S BOOK TRAILER! Do you have a picture book from childhood that you made your parents read and reread every night? Was there a favorite middle...
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September BBL: Facts of Fanfiction

September BBL: Facts of Fanfiction
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Cassandra Clare, E.L. James, Anna Todd. What do these authors have in common? Before they published bestselling books, they wrote fanfiction and gained a dedicated following of fans. How does fanfiction go mainstream? What’s the process behind editing something that was originally published as fanfiction? Join us for a panel on the intersection between...
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YPG Cares: Back-to-School Happy Hour

YPG Cares: Back-to-School Happy Hour
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Summer—believe it or not—is almost over. We may not be hitting the books anymore, per se, but kids throughout the city are heading back to school (and you know what that means: fewer tourists and fewer rowdy kids interrupting your commute!). So let’s celebrate this wonderful change of the season by getting together for...
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August BBL: The Recipe Behind Cookbook Publishing

August BBL: The Recipe Behind Cookbook Publishing
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What ingredients and steps go into the intricate processing of publishing a cookbook? How do editors decide which restaurants or chefs to approach? What goes into recipe testing and how do you publicize a cookbook? More importantly, who gets to eat all the scrumptious food after they’re done taking the photos and how do...
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