Posts Tagged ‘ Young to Publishing ’

World Book Night 2014

World Book Night 2014

Thank you to everyone who has signed up for the third annual YPG Cares World Book Night Giveaway, to take place on Wednesday, April 23rd! There will be over 40 of us at this year’s giveaway—our biggest one yet! As many of you already know, World Book Night(www.worldbooknight.org) is an annual celebration designed to...
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Dealmakers: A Series of Speed-Networking Events from the League of Assistant Editors

Dealmakers: A Series of Speed-Networking Events from the League of Assistant Editors

Speed networking for agents and editors who work on YA and kids’ books! Dealmakers is a fast-paced night of networking for young acquiring editors and young agents with clients: think 15+ lunches in an hour, minus the restaurant anxiety ("do I chew funny? I think I chew funny."), plus a free drink. Bring a...
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YPG Bay Area Hosts Panel on Literary Magazines

YPG Bay Area Hosts Panel on Literary Magazines

Thanks to all YPG Bay Area members who were able to join us at our Literary Magazines on the West Coast panel! It was great to hear about how distribution, design, and submissions work within the literary magazine business. We especially love that our panelists emphasized the importance of being involved in your local...
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YPG book to Film Club: The Spectacular Now

YPG book to Film Club: The Spectacular Now

Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club viewing and discussion of DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?/BLADE RUNNER. Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is THE SPECTACULAR NOW by Tim Tharp (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2008).
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YPG Writers (Un)Block: Fight Scenes

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 the first...
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YPG March BBL: A Look Behind the Curtain: How a Book Becomes a Book

YPG March BBL: A Look Behind the Curtain: How a Book Becomes a Book

You work in publishing, but much do you really know about book design and production? Ever wondered how all those Word docs, estimate forms, and InDesign files transform into that lovely paper and ink creation we call a book? Come to our March BBL, A Look Behind the Curtain: How a Book Becomes a...
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YPG Cares: Project Cicero

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Project Cicero’s 14th year is just around the corner! Project Cicero is a fantastic organization that, to date, has placed two million books into more than 11,000 classrooms and school libraries reaching over 500,000 children in under-resourced schools in New York City. Volunteers can help out by attending their book fair and sorting books to...
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YPG Cares About Judith’s Reading Room

YPG Cares About Judith’s Reading Room

In YPG Cares’ first collaboration with the Children’s Book Council’s Early Career Committee (CBC’s ECC), we co-hosted a holiday party and book drive for non-profit Judith’s Reading Room. Below please find an email from the CBC and pictures from the event!
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YPG After Hours: Build Your Brand

Thinking about establishing professional goals and wondering how to differentiate yourself from others? When it comes to personal branding, there are a few things to keep in mind: How can you set goals, develop skill expertise, portray your personality, and achieve success both in-person and through social media? Look no further!
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Young to Publishing Conference 2013

Although the event is full, we look forward to seeing 280 of you TOMORROW at Scholastic for this year’s annual Young to Publishing Conference, to hear from the following speakers:
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