Posts Tagged ‘ Young to Publishing ’

Show Me the Money: YPG Executive Track Hosts Panel on Salary Negotiation

Show Me the Money: YPG Executive Track Hosts Panel on Salary Negotiation

On Tuesday, April 29th from 12:30-1:30pm, over 60 members of the AAP’s Young to Publishing Group from 18 member publishing houses, as well as several members of the New York City chapter of the Women’s National Book Association, attended a YPG Executive Track/WNBA Brown Bag Lunch on Managing Your Career and Negotiating Your Salary....
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Literary Landmarks: The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

Literary Landmarks: The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
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Literary Landmarks is a series that invites YPGers to visit a place of literary significance in New York City, Boston, or San Francisco. Looking to check out a book? Don’t come to the New York Public Library. At least, not to the building on 5th Avenue at 42nd Street. The numerous branches scattered throughout...
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YPG Book-to-Film Club: The Virgin Suicides

YPG Book-to-Film Club: The Virgin Suicides
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  Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club viewing and discussion of ON THE ROAD. Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is THE VIRGIN SUICIDES by Jeffrey Eugenides (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1993). Eugenides’s chilling debut novel centers on the lives of five sisters in Grosse Pointe, Michigan during the 1970s....
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YPG Back-to-School Happy Hour with YPG Cares

YPG Back-to-School Happy Hour with YPG Cares
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Summer Fridays are almost done, and the wonderful days of Fall are in our sights.  We’re talking sweater weather, fluffy scarves, and that crispness in the air that awakens your senses and gets you excited about doing something besides planting you caboose in front of your window A/C unit.  It also happens to be...
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YPG Cares Supports the Hunts Point Literacy Festival

YPG Cares Supports the Hunts Point Literacy Festival

YPG Cares members from four AAP member publishing houses and other companies rallied over the weekend to support the Hunts Point Literacy Festival in the Bronx on Saturday, May 31st, 2014. Volunteers manned a table giving away Get Caught Reading posters and coloring animal bookmarks. Thanks to our YPG Cares organizer Allyson Rudolph for...
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YPG Cares Volunteers for Twelfth Story Pirates Event!

YPG Cares Volunteers for Twelfth Story Pirates Event!

Nine dedicated YPG volunteers from seven AAP member houses powered through over 100 story reviews for the Story Pirates. A vote was taken and the volunteer who identified the winning one-liner received free tickets to the Story Pirates’ monthly adult After Dark show, where free wine and good fun flows.
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YPG Cares Continues to Support HousingWorks

YPG Cares Continues to Support HousingWorks

For the third year in a row, a group of about 20 YPG Cares volunteers stepped up to support HousingWorks Bookstore Café by assisting with their Open Air Street Fair on Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 9:30am to 6:00pm. Congratulations to our volunteers on the continuation of a wonderful partnership and another successful event!
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YPG’s Town Hall Discusses Career Transitioning

YPG’s Town Hall Discusses Career Transitioning
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On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 6:30PM, over 80 YPG members from 17 AAP member publishing houses and related companies joined the very first YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition at the NYPL Jefferson Market Branch with YPG Planning Committee member panelists: Alex Arnold, Editorial Assistant, Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins Children’s Books...
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YPG Writers: Shut Up & Write!

YPG Writers: Shut Up & Write!

So, this might not be the most original idea, but sometimes it’s just nice to be in the same room with other writers. You get to talk a bit, and write a bit, and possibly make a few friends. That’s what this event will be, minus the talking part (at least at first). So...
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Guest Speaker: Packback Books

The AAP’s Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division’s Books Committee will be hearing from guest speaker, Mike Shannon, Co-founder, Packback, Inc. on Friday, July 18th from 11:00am-12:00pm at the AAP New York office (71 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor), and YPG members are invited to attend—in-person or via webinar—free of charge. Packback is a Chicago-based company...
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