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YPG Cares Continues to Show Story Love

YPG Cares Continues to Show Story Love

In our fourth collaboration with the Story Pirates, on Wednesday, February 8, YPG Cares volunteers showed their Story Love! From 7:00-8:30pm, members hand-wrote positive editorial feedback on the short stories local schoolchildren have submitted to the Story Pirates during the year and even got to stay for a private comedy event performed by the...
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YPG Learns How to Pitch! En Español

YPG Learns How to Pitch! En Español

Several members of YPG from various houses joined Pitch! on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 9:30pm at The Lounge at Dixon Place for Pitch! En Español. The evening included fun Spanish and bilingual book pitches in front of a live audience!
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YPG Book to Film Club Takes to Theaters for a Viewing of The Help

YPG Book to Film Club Takes to Theaters for a Viewing of The Help

As the summer rendition of the YPG Book to Film Club, YPG members gathered at the AMC Loews 19th Street East 6 to watch the film adaptation of The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Lively discussion over cocktails followed!
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How to Switch Jobs Without Giving Yourself an Ulcer

So, you work in publishing, and it’s really neat, right? You’re surrounded by books and get to regale your family with stories about the time Sarah Palin’s husband called. But maybe a coworker one desk over reminds you of the four-year-old you used to babysit. Or you took the first industry-related job offered to...
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YPG Attends NYU-SCPS Career Night

YPG Attends NYU-SCPS Career Night

NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) invited YPG members to attend “Career Night,” an informational session focused on their publishing courses, certificates and master’s program on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011.
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YPG Cares Takes a Stand for Literacy with LitWorld

YPG Cares Takes a Stand for Literacy with LitWorld

On September 22, 2011, YPG Cares volunteers will collaborate with LitWorld to stand up for girls and their right to go to school and learn to read and write. This day marks the launch of a campaign to advocate for a transformative new era in girls' education.
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YPG Cares Hits the Street (Fair): Housing Works Bookstore and Thrift Shop’s Sixth Annual Open Air Street Fair

YPG Cares Hits the Street (Fair): Housing Works Bookstore and Thrift Shop’s Sixth Annual Open Air Street Fair

On Sunday, June 5, 2011, a wonderful group of YPG Cares volunteers donated the remaining hours of their weekend to help out at Housing Works Bookstore's 6th Annual Open Air Street Fair.
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YPG Spends A Summer Night at White Horse Tavern

On Thursday, July 28th, 2011, approximately 60 YPG professionals from 11 AAP member houses gathered at the White Horse Tavern for the latest YPG Summer Nights event, the second in an ongoing series of literary themed happy hour outings.
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YPG Launches its Boston Chapter!

YPG is launching a Boston chapter! If you are a young professional in your first seven years of publishing and are looking to network with other industry locals in the Boston area, join us for the first YPG Boston event, a happy hour this Thursday, September 8th from 6-8pm at Grafton Street Pub in...
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YPG Kicks Off its Summer Nights Happy Hour Series

At the launch of the Young to Publishing Group’s Summer Nights, an ongoing series of literary-themed happy hours, over 50 YPG members convened at Pete’s Tavern on Tuesday, June 28, 2011.
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