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Book Swap Social

Book Swap Social
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Working in publishing means overburdened bookshelves and long to-read lists – what better solution than a book swap? Relieve your shelves/coffee table/floor of extraneous stacks of old books…and fill them with new ones! Grab as many or few as you’d like and head over to Sláinte (304 Bowery, New York, NY 10012) on Thursday, April 20th from 6-8pm for some book-swapping...
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YPG’s 17th Birthday Party

YPG’s 17th Birthday Party
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YPG is turning 17, and we are once again celebrating with a good old fashioned arcade birthday party! Join us at Barcade (the Chelsea location, NOT the Brooklyn one) for 2 hours of happy hour specials and vintage video games, including the original Donkey Kong, Ms. Packman, Tetris, Space Invaders and other classics. But the festivities don’t end...
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DIYPG: Super Shrubs

DIYPG: Super Shrubs
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Got a drab cube? #same. But join the DIYPG crew on Wednesday, March 1 at 6:30 PM and get yourself an Insta-worthy desk space as we craft pots for hardy, minimal-sun-needed succulents! We’ll provide pots, plants, and other supplies; you bring anything else you think might be nifty (spare ARCs to decoupage? fun and flashy stickers?...
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YPG HR: Master the Mentor

YPG HR: Master the Mentor
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Whether you’re a Jedi knight in training, a rookie karate kid, or a publishing apprentice, everyone could use a little mentoring now and then. And it’s important to find trusted advisors who can talk you through everything from challenging day-to-day tasks to planning long-term career goals. Join us on Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 PM at...
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YPG Cares: Literacy Partners Happy Hour & Book Drive

YPG Cares: Literacy Partners Happy Hour & Book Drive
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Celebrate happy hour at Local 138 with a book donation for Literacy Partners, an organization which believes that every child should have access to books at home. What: Literacy Partners Happy Hour/Book Drive When: Thursday, February 23rd from 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Local 138, at 138 Ludlow Street What to bring: New or gently used books...
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No Money Mo’ Problems: Personal Finance 101

No Money Mo’ Problems: Personal Finance 101
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Have you ever wondered if you were investing in your 401k correctly? Or what it means to diversify your assets? Surviving New York on a publishing salary is difficult, but we can help make it a little less so! Join us at 6:00pm on Wednesday, February 22nd at HarperCollins Publishers (195 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, Gotham conference room) as...
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YPG February BBL: So You Want to Be a Freelancer?

YPG February BBL: So You Want to Be a Freelancer?
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In 2016, Upwork and Freelancers Union conducted a study about freelancing and found that more people than ever are choosing to freelance – to be exact, 55 million in 2016, or 35% of the total U.S. workforce. If you’re wondering what it takes to be a freelancer working in the publishing industry, make sure...
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YPG Cares: Project Cicero

YPG Cares: Project Cicero
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Volunteer with Project Cicero and help put books straight into the hands of New York City teachers and librarians!  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...
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YPG WRITE-IN: February 9th and 23rd

YPG WRITE-IN: February 9th and 23rd
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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, emailYPGwriters@gmail.com with a 1,000-1,500 word submission that you’d like feedback on. We’ll email your...
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Dear YPG: How do you survive in NYC on a publishing salary?

Dear YPG: How do you survive in NYC on a publishing salary?
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Are you secretly still not sure about the difference between an ARC and a galley? Do you cringe at the thought of someone asking you what a kit mailing entails? Are you curious about how a sales call actually works, but too afraid to ask? Have no fear—Dear YPG is here! Like your older...
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