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September BBL: Facts of Fanfiction

September BBL: Facts of Fanfiction
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Cassandra Clare, E.L. James, Anna Todd. What do these authors have in common? Before they published bestselling books, they wrote fanfiction and gained a dedicated following of fans. How does fanfiction go mainstream? What’s the process behind editing something that was originally published as fanfiction? Join us for a panel on the intersection between...
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Publishing Profile: Rakesh Satyal, Senior Editor at Atria Books

Publishing Profile: Rakesh Satyal, Senior Editor at Atria Books
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In publishing, editors and authors can seem like they belong to two separate worlds, but some people, like Rakesh Satyal, bridge that gap with grace and success. Satyal is perhaps best known for his Lambda Literary Award-winning novel, Blue Boy. He released a new novel, No One Can Pronounce My Name, this May. Satyal...
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August BBL: The Recipe Behind Cookbook Publishing

August BBL: The Recipe Behind Cookbook Publishing
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What ingredients and steps go into the intricate processing of publishing a cookbook? How do editors decide which restaurants or chefs to approach? What goes into recipe testing and how do you publicize a cookbook? More importantly, who gets to eat all the scrumptious food after they’re done taking the photos and how do...
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Book Trivia Happy Hour

Book Trivia Happy Hour
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Join us for a competitive and engaging book-themed trivia night! Test your literary prowess against fellow YPGers as only true book lovers and wordsmiths can. Booze will be served, teams will battle it out, and prizes will be won! Where: Juke Bar (196 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003) When: Wednesday, August 23rd from 6:30 – 8:30pm RSVP Here
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Trivia Night at the NYPL

Trivia Night at the NYPL
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Join your fellow YPGers for a meetup at the Mid-Manhattan Library! Come and test your knowledge in a challenging, though entertaining, 30-question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from music and movies to New York history, sports, literature and others in between.  Doors open 6:15 and we’ll divvy...
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DIYPG: Potterpalooza!

DIYPG: Potterpalooza!
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Come celebrate the Boy Who Lived’s birthday with #DIYPG: Potterpalooza, Monday, July 31 from 6:30-8:30pm! We’ll be making three Harry Potter-themed crafts (but no Horcruxes), sipping on that sweet butterbeer, watching one of the movies, and complaining about how we’ll never be able to afford Cursed Child tickets when it moves to Broadway. A...
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YPG CARES: Happy Hour & Book Drive for Pajama Program!

YPG CARES: Happy Hour & Book Drive for Pajama Program!
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On Wednesday, July 12th, please join us for a happy hour in support of Pajama Program! Pajama Program is a New York-based nonprofit that donates new books to kids living in group homes, shelters and temporary housing facilities. We’ll be meeting at Réunion Surf Bar (357 W 44th St, New York) at 6:30pm. So come on by and...
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YPG BBL: Books on the Big Screen

YPG BBL: Books on the Big Screen
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  Love or hate them, movie adaptations of books are a huge part of the publishing industry. But have you ever wondered what happens when a film studio decides to make a movie or TV show out of a book? Get the inside scoop on book-to-film adaptations from multiple sides of the business—from editorial,...
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YPG Book-to-Film: Life of Pi

YPG Book-to-Film: Life of Pi
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Come ring in the summer with YPG’s first outdoor book-to-film event of 2017, sponsored by NYC Parks and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment! Join us uptown on Wednesday, June 14 at Recreation Center 54 (348 East 54 Street between 1st and 2nd, near Sutton Place) for a free showing of the 2012 film adaptation of the imaginative classic LIFE OF PI by...
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YPG CARES: Story Pirates

YPG CARES: Story Pirates
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Interested in helping keep youngsters writing and creating? On Wednesday, June 14th, from 7:30-9:00PM at The Drama Book Shop (250 W. 40th Street), we’ll be reading through short stories written by elementary school children and writing personalized notes back to encourage their love of arts and learning. While chowing down on free snacks, enjoy kids’ incredibly funny...
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