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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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YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition

YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition

It can be hard to navigate the world of publishing when you’re worried about being pigeon-holed in a department, genre, or job that isn’t your ideal match, and moving around within the industry sometimes feels more difficult than going in a completely different direction. Well YPG is here for you—and we’re ready to...
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YPG Diversity Hosts Pride Happy Hour

YPG Diversity Hosts Pride Happy Hour

YPG Diversity would like to invite you to come celebrate LGBT Pride Month with YPG’s first ever Pride Happy Hour at Kettle of Fish in June! This circa-1950 Village standard with a literary past offers drinks, games and is right next door to the legendary Stonewall Inn.
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YPG Book to Film Club: On the Road

YPG Book to Film Club: On the Road

Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club viewing and discussion of THE SPECTACULAR NOW. Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is ON THE ROAD by Jack Kerouac (Viking, 1957). Based on the cross-country travels of Kerouac and his friends, it is considered a defining work of...
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The Lifecycle of a Book in Translation

The Lifecycle of a Book in Translation

Ever wonder how a foreign title like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo makes it big in the United States? Or how the Harry Potter series was successfully translated and sold in at least 67 other languages? The process of translating a book and selling it into another market has many stages, as you...
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YPG Informational Interviews

Do you love what you do? Do you remember how helpful informational interviews were when you were trying to break into publishing? The Association of American Publishers runs Bookjobs.com on behalf of our member publishers, and as such, we are constantly receiving requests from college students and recent graduates to learn more about book...
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BEA on a Boat!!

BEA on a Boat!!

It’s FINALLY that time of year! Spring is upon us, winter is a not-so-distant memory and BEA is just around the corner. So join us for YPG’s 5th Annual BEA on a Boat Party at the Frying Pan to celebrate the first day of librarians with totes the size of suitcases (or...
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Writing (Un)Block: Unreliable Narrators

Do you wish you could get a bit of writing practice without signing up for a class? A chance to get out of your own head and maybe away from your current project and just write for fun with no expectations or stress or commitments? If so, you should join us for YPG Writers...
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