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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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Summer Game Night

Summer Game Night
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In February we hid from the cold by hiding indoors and playing games. Well, now it’s time to hide from the heat! Whether it’s Settlers, Cards Against Humanity, Candyland, or Uno, grab your best games and join your fellow YPGers for a night of friendly competition. This event is BYOB, so feel free to...
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Networking for Introverts

Networking for Introverts
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Calling all introverts! Do publishing pitches make you tremble in fear? Does just the mention of a mixer make you break out in a cold sweat? Then join YPG for a panel on Networking for Introverts! The 45-minute panel discussion will feature publishing professionals (and self-proclaimed introverts!) who will speak on the strategies that...
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Trivia Night at the NYPL

Trivia Night at the NYPL
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Join your fellow YPGers for a meetup at the Mid-Manhattan Library! Come and test your knowledge in a challenging, though entertaining, 30-question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from music and movies to New York history, sports, literature and others in between.  Doors open 6:15 and we’ll divvy...
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Foreign Rights Happy Hour

Foreign Rights Happy Hour
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Are you a foreign rights or scouting professional? Do you have absolutely no idea what literary scouts do, but want to learn more? Are you looking to break into the exciting world of foreign rights? If any/all of these apply, this is the mixer for you! Join us to chat and share some delicious...
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