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YPG Cares: Volunteer With Housing Works Bookstore

YPG Cares: Volunteer With Housing Works Bookstore
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Housing Works is looking for 6 to 8 YPG volunteers to help their online sales department scan and sort their book donations to see if they are sellable. If you are available on Sunday, February 18 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, then please sign up here. YPG has historically been an asset at...
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YPG Book Club: Little Fires Everywhere

YPG Book Club: Little Fires Everywhere
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  Winter freeze got you down? Join YPG Book Club to discuss the NYT bestseller Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng on February 22 at 6:30 pm at Simon & Schuster (1230 6th Ave). Feel free to bring snacks, drinks (BYOB), and any questions or thoughts you have about the book! RSVP here Please contact Danielle Kolodkin (Danielle.Kolodkin@harpercollins.com) or...
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DISCOUNT: LITERATI: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT BOOKS AND THE IDIOTS WHO WRITE THEM

DISCOUNT: LITERATI: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT BOOKS AND THE IDIOTS WHO WRITE THEM
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“A highly literate offering” – The New York Times “…pokes fun at literary pastime by taking it out of bookstores and into comedy clubs” – LA Weekly   Literati is a night of comedians in character performing hilarious readings. Sophisticated, satirical, and sometimes wigs. Do you ever leave a comedy show saying “Hmm that...
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BIGNY Presents: Publishing All-American Voices: Diversity and Inclusion

BIGNY Presents: Publishing All-American Voices: Diversity and Inclusion
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  The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is offering a panel discussion about underrepresented voices and aim to continue examining what diversity and inclusion actively looks like in book publishing.   Featuring speakers Nicole Counts (One World / PRH), Zareen Jaffery (Saalam Reads / S&S Books for Young Readers), Cristobal Pera (Vintage Espanol / PRH), and moderator, Victory Matsui (One...
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How I Got My Start: Melville House

How I Got My Start: Melville House
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How I Got My Start is a new series where YPG talks to trailblazers in the industry, across houses and departments, about their career trajectories, what they’ve learned, where they see the industry going, and wisdom they’d like to share with those of us at the beginning of our careers.   Behind the shelves...
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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (TWO DATES)

YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (TWO DATES)
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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (TWO DATES) Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on February 8 and February 22. As always, we’ll do a quick introduction, followed by an hour of writing and optional sharing, then we’ll wrap up the meeting with a flash workshop. If interested in being critiqued, email YPGwriters@gmail.com...
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Podcast-to-Book-to-Film Multimedia Event: Lore

Podcast-to-Book-to-Film Multimedia Event: Lore
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Still craving that Halloween spook? That 4:30 pm darkness got you feeling some type of way?? YPG is keeping the creep going with a look at the unique multimedia podcast-to-book-to-film experience that is Lore. Created by Aaron Mahnke, Lore originally launched as a podcast about true life scary stories. Now, the series has expanded...
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Career Workshop Day at the Fresh Air Fund

Career Workshop Day at the Fresh Air Fund
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  On October 28th, The Fresh Air Fund and YPG Cares got together to organize a career workshop for middle-schoolers. Miriam Tuliao from Penguin Random House, Erin Flaaen from Simon and Schuster, Keilin Huang from Lee and Low Books, Sharon Watson from Penguin Random House and me, Shiva Ramachandran from Apress, Springer Nature, all...
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Panel Recap: Twitter

Panel Recap: Twitter
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On November 8th, 2017 a group of YPGers gathered at Penguin Random House with Social Media Manager Emily Hughes, editor Esi Sogah, and authors Justina Ireland and Katherine Locke to discuss the pros and cons of Twitter. The panelists talked about deciding on their brand, and how that brand has changed over time. Esi...
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YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Adult)

YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Adult)
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YPG Agent/Editor Mixer (Adult) 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!   This mixer focuses on adult trade fiction and nonfiction. Get ready to mix, mingle, and discuss your favorite...
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