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BEA On a Boat

BEA On a Boat
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BEA is back in New York this year (thank goodness) and is just around the corner! So join us for YPG’s annual BEA on a Boat Party at The Frying Pan on Wednesday, May 31 from 6-8pm. Celebrate another year of book-centric panels, librarians hauling huge tote bags, and standing on your feet for...
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YPG WRITERS: Write-In and Critique

YPG WRITERS: Write-In and Critique
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on May 4 and May 18. As always, we’ll do a quick introduction, followed by an hour of writing and optional sharing, then we’ll wrap up the meeting with a flash workshop. If interested in being critiqued, email YPGwriters@gmail.com with a 1,000-1,500 word submission...
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BBL Recap: VIDA and Diverse Voices

BBL Recap: VIDA and Diverse Voices
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On Monday, March 27, YPG members convened at Penguin Random House for an intimate Brown Bag Lunch conversation around the ever-important issue of inclusivity in publishing. Sharon Watson, copyright assistant at Penguin Young Readers Group, moderated a discussion with Lynn Melnick and Camille Rankine, who are VIDA executive board members and published authors. VIDA...
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Agent/Editor Happy Hour

Agent/Editor Happy Hour
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  Calling all children’s and YA 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 YPG and the AAR (Association of Authors’ Representatives) on Tuesday, April 11th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Green Room...
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March YPG BBL: VIDA and Diverse Voices

March YPG BBL: VIDA and Diverse Voices
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What do we mean when we speak of inclusivity in publishing? From We Need Diverse Books to #StandwithGavin to the Women’s March, scores of American citizens are working hard to have their place in society recognized and represented. For young publishing professionals, this meeting is an opportunity to learn how to make our content...
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No Money Mo’ Problems: Personal Finance 101

No Money Mo’ Problems: Personal Finance 101
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Have you ever wondered if you were investing in your 401k correctly? Or what it means to diversify your assets? Surviving New York on a publishing salary is difficult, but we can help make it a little less so! Join us at 6:00pm on Wednesday, February 22nd at HarperCollins Publishers (195 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, Gotham conference room) as...
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YPG Cares: Project Cicero

YPG Cares: Project Cicero
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Volunteer with Project Cicero and help put books straight into the hands of New York City teachers and librarians!  Project Cicero is a fantastic organization that, to date, has placed two million books into more than 11,000 classrooms and school libraries reaching over 500,000 children in under-resourced schools in New York City. Volunteers can help out...
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YPG WRITE-IN: February 9th and 23rd

YPG WRITE-IN: February 9th and 23rd
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop. As always, we’ll do a quick introduction, followed by an hour of writing and optional sharing, then we’ll wrap up the meeting with a flash workshop. If interested in being critiqued, emailYPGwriters@gmail.com with a 1,000-1,500 word submission that you’d like feedback on. We’ll email your...
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YPG Little Big Mouth: A Fresh Start

YPG Little Big Mouth: A Fresh Start
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Looking for your perfect match in 2017? Well, lucky for you, Little Big Mouth is playing Cupid and setting you up with your next literary love. We have a whole new batch of books and galleys to distribute to YPG members the entire year through—for free! But before we can pass the pages to...
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Dear YPG: How do you survive in NYC on a publishing salary?

Dear YPG: How do you survive in NYC on a publishing salary?
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Are you secretly still not sure about the difference between an ARC and a galley? Do you cringe at the thought of someone asking you what a kit mailing entails? Are you curious about how a sales call actually works, but too afraid to ask? Have no fear—Dear YPG is here! Like your older...
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