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AAP Hosts Sixth Annual Young to Publishing Conference

AAP Hosts Sixth Annual Young to Publishing Conference

The Association of American Publishers held its sixth annual Young to Publishing Conference, entitled "How to Create, How to Innovate," on Thursday, December 8, 2011, at Random House. The day-long conference served 250 young publishing professionals from 18 member publishing houses!
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YPG Cares about Books for NYC Schools

YPG Cares about Books for NYC Schools

YPG Cares marked four successful collaborations with the Center for Fiction and its largest assignment with them to date in a two-part event on Saturday, February 11, and Saturday, February 25! Volunteers gave up their weekends to volunteer at the CFF and help with the sorting, unpacking, and organizing of 20,000 books received for...
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YPG Cares Supports Books for a Better Life

YPG Cares Supports Books for a Better Life

After being invited to the reception announcing the Books for a Better Life finalists at Random House back in October 2011, several YPG Cares volunteers expressed interest in supporting the cause in other ways. On February 14, 2012, YPG Cares volunteers from six different companies assisted in the preparation and mailing of 3,600 Books...
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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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YPG Cares about Housing Works Bookstore

YPG Cares about Housing Works Bookstore

In its second collaboration with Housing Works Bookstore, on Sunday, September 25, 2011, several members of YPG Cares from five AAP member publishing houses assisted with the Housing Works Bookstore Open Air Street Fair.
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YPG Cares Supports Girls Write Now

YPG Cares Supports Girls Write Now
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Girls Write Now has a mission very near and dear to the heart of YPG Cares. The first organization in the United States, and the only one on the East coast, to combine mentoring and writing instruction within the context of all-girl programming, Girls Write Now (www.girlswritenow.org) has given more than 3,500 at-risk girls...
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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 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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