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On the Hunt for Diverse Voices: What It Means to Have More Latinxs in Publishing

On the Hunt for Diverse Voices: What It Means to Have More Latinxs in Publishing
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It’s clear the publishing industry is in need of diversity—but how do we accomplish that? On Thursday September 8th Andrea Montejo, founder of the Indent Literary Agency, and Johanna Castillo, Vice President at Simon & Schuster’s Atria imprint, came to together to discuss their career paths, diversity in the workplace and market, and new...
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2016 National Book Award (NBA) Celebratory Happy Hour!!!

2016 National Book Award (NBA) Celebratory Happy Hour!!!
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***NEW LOCATION***: November is coming up, which means it’s time for the only NBA that publishing folk care about! Join YPG for one of our most anticipated events of the year as we celebrate the NBA finalists with FREE BOOKS! Get there early to grab a copy of your favorite NBA title. We’ll be...
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YPG Digital: What a Girl Wants (are Newsletters)

YPG Digital: What a Girl Wants (are Newsletters)
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What a time to be alive: Full House is back and Gilmore Girls is making a return. Ladies are wearing chokers and mom jeans like it’s 1999. And email newsletters are seeing a resurgence in popularity. Newsletters abound in the book and publishing world. You read them every morning, tweet out their content from...
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YPG Agent/Editor Mixer

YPG Agent/Editor Mixer
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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! Join us and our colleagues from the Association of Authors’ Representatives on Wednesday, November 2nd from 6:00-8:00pm at the Green Room at The...
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Bookjobs.com Recruitment Training Opportunity

Bookjobs.com Recruitment Training Opportunity
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Are you interested in helping to identify the future members of the publishing industry? Please join us on Thursday October 13th at the AAP Office (71 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor) at 6:00 PM to get training as presenters for Bookjobs.com. This training will prepare YPG’ers to go to local colleges and universities to educate...
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YPG CARES: Volunteer for the 30th Annual Goddard Riverside Community Center Book Fair

YPG CARES: Volunteer for the 30th Annual Goddard Riverside Community Center Book Fair
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This is our fifth year partnering with Goddard Riverside Community Center, and YPG Cares is thrilled to be a part of the 30th Annual Book Fair! There are several opportunities to volunteer. Goddard needs volunteers who can spend a day helping unpack and sort books (great workout!), and they also need volunteers to sell...
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Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!

Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!
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Summer is at its end, which means Halloween is just around the corner! And you know what else that means? Another legendary happy hour collaboration with the Children’s Book Council! So grab your best children’s book-inspired costume and join us on Wednesday, October 26th from 6:00 – 8:30pm in the spooky downstairs “dungeon” of the...
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YPG CARES: New York Cares Day for Schools 2016

YPG CARES: New York Cares Day for Schools 2016
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  Young to Publishing has participated in NYCares Day for Schools every fall for many years. This is a great opportunity to dip your toe in the wonderful world of volunteering here in New York City. NYCares Day will take place on Saturday, October 22nd. This year we are paired with a great school...
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YPG November BBL: Subsidiary Rights 101 Series: Foreign Rights

YPG November BBL: Subsidiary Rights 101 Series: Foreign Rights
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Have you ever heard the terms “foreign rights” or “literary scout,” and wondered, what’s that? Are you interested in learning more about major book festivals in places like Frankfurt, London, Beijing, and Bologna? Do you have what it takes to be considered for professional foreign exchange programs like the Frankfurt Fellows? Oh yeah? Then...
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Booktoberfest Happy Hour: Literary Trivia

Booktoberfest Happy Hour: Literary Trivia
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You may not have tickets to the Frankfurt Book Fair. We know how it goes. But you will have a chance to test your literary prowess against fellow YPGers at our Booktoberfest Literary Trivia Happy Hour! Celebrate Oktoberfest as only true book lovers and wordsmiths can. Booze will be served, teams will battle it...
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