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BEA On a Boat

BEA On a Boat
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BEA is back in New York this year (thank goodness) and is just around the corner! So join us for YPG’s annual BEA on a Boat Party at The Frying Pan on Wednesday, May 31 from 6-8pm. Celebrate another year of book-centric panels, librarians hauling huge tote bags, and standing on your feet for...
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YPG WRITERS: Write-In and Critique

YPG WRITERS: Write-In and Critique
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Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on August 10thand August 24th. 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 that you’d like feedback on....
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BBL Recap: VIDA and Diverse Voices

BBL Recap: VIDA and Diverse Voices
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On Monday, March 27, YPG members convened at Penguin Random House for an intimate Brown Bag Lunch conversation around the ever-important issue of inclusivity in publishing. Sharon Watson, copyright assistant at Penguin Young Readers Group, moderated a discussion with Lynn Melnick and Camille Rankine, who are VIDA executive board members and published authors. VIDA...
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Representation Matters Mentorship Program

Representation Matters Mentorship Program
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According to Lee and Low’s 2015 Diversity Baseline Survey, only 21% of publishing staff describe themselves as African-American, Native American/Alaskan Native, Asian, Hispanic, Latino, Middle Eastern, or Multiracial. An industry that contributes to the cultural conversation, and often creates it, should reflect the culture.  An industry that is in service to artists and cultural...
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*Rogue* World Book Night Giveaway

*Rogue* World Book Night Giveaway
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World Book Night (WBN) is a super-fun, global effort for book lovers like us to spread the joy of reading by giving away books. While the US’s official partnership with WBN ended in 2014, we at YPG have continued the tradition. This year, we are having our very own ROGUE World Book Night, so all you need to do...
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YPG Book-to-Film: The Handmaid’s Tale

YPG Book-to-Film: The Handmaid’s Tale
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Calling all Book-to-Film fanatics, dystopia devotees, and Hulu enthusiasts! In less than a month, THE HANDMAID’S TALE, Margaret Atwood’s classic tale of military dictatorship in a near-future New England, comes to life in an all-new Hulu original series starring Mad Men’s Elisabeth Moss, Gilmore Girls’s Alexis Bledel, Orange Is the New Black’s Samira Wiley, Joseph Fiennes, and...
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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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