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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...
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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE

YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE
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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (TWO DATES)   Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop. 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 with a 1,000-1,500 word submission...
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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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YPG Scavenger Hunt

YPG Scavenger Hunt
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YPG Scavenger Hunt Looking to combine your love of books with some friendly competition? Seek no further! Sign up to be a part of the first-ever YPG Scavenger Hunt! Comb the streets of New York solving literary-inspired clues and discovering book-themed locales. The quest begins at 3:00 PM on Sunday, December 10th and will...
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Listen Up! An Update on Audio Books

Listen Up! An Update on Audio Books
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BIGNY DISCOUNT: Listen Up! An Update on Audio Books   How do you enjoy your morning commutes? When was the last time you were read to? Audiobooks are booming, thanks to easily accessible apps. Come hear how they are made, how they are sold and marketed, as well as other relevant and interesting information....
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DIYPG: Papercrafts

DIYPG: Papercrafts
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DIYPG: Papercrafts “It’s the thought that counts!” -Dobby the House Elf, probably Join #DIYPG for a night of paper crafts: we’ll be making stationery, ornaments, and other goodies—perfect for hoarding for yourself, or for using as inexpensive and thoughtful gifts for your coworkers, friends, and family! Remember, the best thing about homespun gifts is that...
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