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YPG Helps Project Cicero Again

YPG Helps Project Cicero Again

During the weekend of March 9, 2012, nearly twenty YPG Cares members helped Project Cicero at their annual nonprofit book drive. Through their efforts over the years, over 1,650,000 new and gently books have been distributed to 9,500 classrooms, reaching nearly 400,000 students!
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Strong BBL Turnout Proves Dystopian Lit Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon

Strong BBL Turnout Proves Dystopian Lit Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon

On Wednesday, March 28, YPG members gathered at HarperCollins to delve into the depths of dystopian literature. The panel featured editors Greg Ferguson and Rosemary Brosnan, associate marketing manager Stephanie O’Cain, and Galaxy Craze, the author of The Last Princess!
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Happy Birthday, YPG!

Happy Birthday, YPG!

Slainte was the perfect place to celebrate YPG's official birthday on March 15! There was talk of plans for St. Patrick's Day, upcoming YPG events, networking, and, of course, books!
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Just Push Play: YPG Book to Film Enjoys Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Just Push Play: YPG Book to Film Enjoys Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

At the latest Club gathering, 23 YPG members from more than 12 publishing houses and literary agencies gathered at Scholastic February 22 to watch the film adaptation of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Overall, consensus was that Nick and Norah translated well to the screen, changes, random cameos, and all!
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Spotlights and Sound Bites: A Day in the Life of Advertising/Promotions

Spotlights and Sound Bites: A Day in the Life of Advertising/Promotions

Editorial is not the only avenue into publishing! To expand and enlighten readers who might be unfamiliar with lesser-known departments, here’s a glimpse into what may be uncharted grounds: the ad/promo scene, from an assistant’s perspective.
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Mt. Sinai Reads Aloud with YPG Cares

Mt. Sinai Reads Aloud with YPG Cares

This past summer, members of YPG Cares spent their Summer Fridays at Mt. Sinai Children's Hospital reading to a group of sick young children as part of the Reach Out and Read program. Opportunities to volunteer will be back this summer--stay tuned!
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YPG Cares at the JBC’s National Jewish Book Awards

YPG Cares at the JBC’s National Jewish Book Awards

YPG Cares volunteers were present on Wednesday, March 14, 2011, as the Jewish Book Council gathered at the Center for Jewish History to announce the winners of the sixty-first National Jewish Book Awards, honoring writers from all over the world for their contribution to Jewish literature.
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Contrary to Popular Belief, We Don’t Bite: Demystifying the Agent

Contrary to Popular Belief, We Don’t Bite: Demystifying the Agent

As a young agent addressing junior-level editors in the book business, this writer is making it his mission to debunk the more persistent agent myths and ensure editors out there of one thing: agents are people too, and they love books as much as you do. Read on for a few key facts to...
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Next YPG Book to Film Club Viewing: All the Pretty Horses

Next YPG Book to Film Club Viewing: All the Pretty Horses

By popular vote, our next book to film selection will be All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf/Random House)! The viewing and discussion will take place on Wednesday, April 18, at the AAP New York offices (71 Fifth Avenue, second floor) at 7:00 pm.
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Help YPG Take Part in World Read Aloud Day!

Help YPG Take Part in World Read Aloud Day!

On Wednesday, March 7, help YPG and LitWorld support global literacy by taking a moment to visit the World Read Aloud Day NYC Celebration, and by putting the word out on social media!
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