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Getting to the Bottom of the Buzz: YPG Book-to-Film Club Takes on Winter’s Bone

Getting to the Bottom of the Buzz: YPG Book-to-Film Club Takes on Winter’s Bone

How far would you go to keep your family safe? On June 22, 2011, a hardy group of YPG members from twelve AAP member publishing houses and literary agencies came together to find out, as the lights went down for the Book-to-Film Club screening of "Winter’s Bone."
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YPG is ‘Never Letting Go’ of its Book-to-Film Club

YPG is ‘Never Letting Go’ of its Book-to-Film Club

Do you ever wonder if the book is really always better than the movie? YPG members gathered on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 7:00pm to find out at the first meeting of the YPG Book-to-Film Club.
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YPG’s June BBL rescheduled–date TBD

The June Brown Bag Lunch, The Magic and Mystery of Market Research, has been postponed. Stay tuned for the new date and location. See below for more details on the speakers and to sign up if you haven't already.
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The Importance of Being Connected: How to Make and Maintain Industry Contacts

Publishing is a relatively small, and therefore, very intimate industry. As anyone who transitions to publishing from an unrelated field certainly knows, it is a tough nut to crack. So here’s Nutcracker 101: it’s all about who you know.
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Publishing Profiles: Francesco Sedita, President and Publisher of Grosset & Dunlap/PSS!

Publishing Profiles: Francesco Sedita, President and Publisher of Grosset & Dunlap/PSS!

Recently, YPG sat down with Francesco Sedita, President and Publisher of Grosset & Dunlap/PSS!, a Penguin Young Readers imprint for paperback series, brands, and licenses, in his Hudson Street office to chat about his views on the future—and present—of publishing.
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Spotlights and Sound Bites: A Day in the Life of Managing Editorial

Spotlights and Sound Bites: A Day in the Life of Managing Editorial

Quick, name the departments that make up a publishing house. Okay, now check out your list. I’m sure you identified the big ones: editorial, publicity, sales. But did you remember to include the managing editorial department? Are you familiar with it or what it does? If not, here’s a peek behind the scenes.
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Mentorships: The First Step to Career Success

Mentorships: The First Step to Career Success

Mentorships are an easy and rewarding way to build new relationships that can assist you in your career development. Mentors can provide fresh ideas, corporate insights, better networking and navigation skills, and suggestions on growth opportunities that you may not have thought of. Here are 5 simple steps for developing a mentor relationship in...
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YPG’s Official Tote Bag

YPG’s Official Tote Bag
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Lots of books to carry? Need somewhere to put all those manuscripts? Then do we have the bag for you! Check out Young to Publishing’s brand-new tote bag, designed by Penguin’s own Julie Munn.  
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How to Network Like a (Young) Pro

Last month, The Onion published an article titled “Study: 89 Percent of Networking Non-Consensual”. It hilariously spotlights a sad professional reality: Networking is uncomfortable, especially for people new to the game (i.e., young publishing professionals like us). But not to worry, networking is a skill that can be learned like any other.
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