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YPG Diversity Panel: Sensitivity Readers

YPG Diversity Panel: Sensitivity Readers
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YPG Diversity Panel: Sensitivity Readers Readers embrace books that include characters of all different races, ethnicities, religions, genders, and sexual orientations. But by including characters with such varying backgrounds, writers are tasked with writing about people whose life experiences they may not share. How, then, are they to make sure that their characters’ portrayals...
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YPG DIVERSITY: Pride Happy Hour

YPG DIVERSITY: Pride Happy Hour
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Celebrate Pride Month with YPG’s 4th annual Pride Happy Hour at Kettle of Fish, the iconic West Village bar once frequented by Jack Kerouac and Bob Dylan! Mingle with your publishing colleagues as we celebrate the vital role of LGBTQI people in the industry. Be sure to check the Gay Liberation sculpture in Christopher...
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Diversify Your Shelves: Diverse Book Awards

Diversify Your Shelves: Diverse Book Awards
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While diversity in publishing has been at the center of conversations in the industry as of late, we still have more work to do to achieve it. As Marlon James, author of the Booker-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, noted in a recent essay, “Maybe we will stop failing so badly at true...
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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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YPG Diversity Presents: Latinos in Publishing

YPG Diversity Presents: Latinos in Publishing
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People of Hispanic and/or Latino origin are the nation’s largest ethnic and/or racial minority. So why are they traditionally underrepresented in publishing? How is this changing in a time where diversity and inclusion in publishing can no longer be ignored?   Join us for a special and rare YPG panel opportunity, featuring Ray Garcia (Publisher, Celebra/PRH)...
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YPG Diversity: Third Annual Pride Happy Hour

YPG Diversity: Third Annual Pride Happy Hour
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Come celebrate Pride Month with YPG’s 3rd annual Pride Happy Hour in June at Kettle of Fish! With one of the best jukeboxes in the city and a dart board to boot, this West Village favorite has everything you need to relax and mingle with your publishing colleagues as we celebrate Pride and the...
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YPG Diversity: Ladies in Printmaking at NYPL

YPG Diversity: Ladies in Printmaking at NYPL
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In celebration of Women’s History Month, join us for an outing to the New York Public Library (Main Branch) to visit the exhibition Printing Women: Three Centuries of Female Printmakers, 1570-1900. We will meet outside of the NYPL Main Branch at 5th Ave and 42nd Street starting at 5:45pm to head in around 6pm...
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DIVERSITY BLIND DATE BOOK HAPPY HOUR (#YPGMIXER, #YPGDIVERSITY)

DIVERSITY BLIND DATE BOOK HAPPY HOUR (#YPGMIXER, #YPGDIVERSITY)
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Valentine’s Day is coming, and everyone is looking for a date…with a new book, that is. So join YPG Diversity at McGee’s Pub NYC (240 W 55th Street) on February 18th at 6:00pm to take part in the annual tradition. How does it work? You have many books that you love. Pick one that’s a diverse love story (and diverse...
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NYPL Children’s Literary Salon

NYPL Children’s Literary Salon
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YPG Diversity and YPG Kids are invited to join the next Children’s Literary Salon at the New York Public Library on Saturday, September 19th at 2:00pm where Arun Wolf of Tara Books, India will be conducting an illustrated talk and film screening of Between Memory & Museum: A Dialogue with Folk and Tribal Artists from...
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