Dear YPG: ARC vs. Galley

Dear YPG: ARC vs. Galley
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Dear YPG, I really don’t know the difference between an ARC and a galley. Help! That’s a great question, especially because at some houses, the terms are informally used more or less interchangeably. But there is a difference! According to the AAP’s own Bookjobs.com Commonly Used Terms page: Formatted in book form, bound galleys...
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Travel Publishing Panel

Travel Publishing Panel
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  When: Wed, June 20, 2018 from 6 – 7:15pm Where: Lonely Planet 124 Linden St. Oakland, CA   RSVP HERE   Description: Travel publishing and guidebooks have been a mainstay in the industry for the better half of a century – but a lot has changed since the days of paper maps. Join...
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Summer Kickoff with YPG + POC in Publishing + LatinX!

Summer Kickoff with YPG + POC in Publishing + LatinX!
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  Summer Kickoff with YPG + POC in Publishing + LatinX!   What’s better than kicking off your summer with one of your favorite publishing groups? Kicking off your summer with THREE of your favorite publishing groups!   Join us for a panel and mix-and-mingle with the Young to Publishing Group, People of Color in Publishing, and Latinx in...
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YPG Bay Area Is Dreaming of the ‘90s…the 1890s

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We had a blast learning the history of print with Ava Sayaka Rosen of Open Windows Cooperative at our Letterpress Notebook Workshop on Saturday, April 28th. From hand scribes to the Gutenberg Press to the craft revival of book arts today, we followed the evolution of the book with a quick primer. Then the group got...
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YPG Bay Area: “Beer”-E-A Get-Together!

YPG Bay Area: “Beer”-E-A Get-Together!
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  WHEN: Thursday, May 31st, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm WHERE: Drake’s Dealership, 2325 Broadway, Oakland RSVP HERE HELLO YPG’ERs! It’s May, which means it’s almost time for BookExpo America (BEA), the biggest book trade fair in the country! Not heading to New York? No problem! We’re having our own celebration right here in the...
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Dear YPG: How do I get an interview if I’m new in town?

Dear YPG: How do I get an interview if I’m new in town?
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Dear YPG, I recently moved to New York from the Midwest to pursue publishing jobs. Even though I had publishing internships in college (also in the Midwest), I’m really struggling to get interviews. I’m not sure if it is realistic for me to pursue an assistant-level position even though I’ve already interned. Any advice...
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WHY READING MATTERS CONFERENCE

WHY READING MATTERS CONFERENCE
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The National Book Foundation is looking for volunteers for its third annual Why Reading Matters conference, focused on reading without boundaries. The conference is designed to bring together educators, nonprofit administrators, librarians, academics, publishing professionals, writers, and literary activists of all kinds to discover and share ways to welcome more readers into their community....
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BEA ON A BOAT

BEA ON A BOAT
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BookExpo and BookCon are quickly approaching! Mark your calendars and join YPG’s annual BEA on a Boat party at The Frying Pan on Thursday, May 31 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Celebrate another year of book-centric panels, librarians hauling huge tote bags, and standing on your feet for hours at the Javits Center. And...
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VOLUNTEER WITH HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE

VOLUNTEER WITH HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE
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Housing Works is looking for 6 to 8 YPG volunteers to help their online sales department scan and sort their book donations to see if they are sellable. If you are available on Sunday, May 20 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, then please sign up here.   YPG has historically been an asset...
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