Posts Tagged ‘ Advice ’

YPG Bay Area: Be Your Own Boss: How to Successfully Freelance in Publishing

YPG Bay Area: Be Your Own Boss: How to Successfully Freelance in Publishing
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Create your own hours, hand pick your projects, and do work you love—freelancing in publishing sounds like a dream come true! With the added benefits of potential extra income and deciding your own work locale, it’s no wonder more and more publishing professionals are going the freelance route (either as a full-time career or...
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YPG Diversity Presents: A Publishing Potluck Party!

YPG Diversity Presents: A Publishing Potluck Party!
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Did you know that May 21st is World Day for Cultural Diversity? Though this day was originally set up by UNESCO  to encourage a dialogue about issues of diversity awareness in the UN General Assembly, it has grown an annual celebration called Do One Thing (for Diversity and Inclusion). This year, YPG wants to do our part....
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YOU’RE INVITED: Women Executives in Publishing Panel, Hosted by the WNBA

YOU’RE INVITED: Women Executives in Publishing Panel, Hosted by the WNBA
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  FULL EVENT! WOMEN EXECUTIVES IN PUBLISHING PANEL, HOSTED BY THE WNBA  From the Women’s National Book Association of NYC, a panel of four female publishing executives will speak about their career paths, the challenges they’ve faced, and the advice they would offer to young publishing professionals who hope to achieve similar success in...
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YPG’s HR Series: Invisible Networking

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As the next event in YPG’s popular after-hours Human Resources Series, join us on Thursday, March 12th from 6:30-8:00pm at Hachette Book Group’s new offices (1290 Avenue of the Americas, NYC, Room TBD) for a discussion on owning the informational interview. This panel will include networking experts, human resource reps, and affable executives in...
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YPG’S February BBL: Behind the Scenes at the Speakers Bureau

YPG’S February BBL: Behind the Scenes at the Speakers Bureau
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Have you ever been curious about how publishers represent their authors for speaking engagements—shaping the national conversation on and off the page? Come meet the experts behind a burgeoning field in author services: The Speakers Bureau. Join us, Wednesday, February 25th from 12:30-1:30pm at Penguin (375 Hudson, Room 5053). You’ll hear from a professional...
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YPG Editor/Agent Mixer

YPG Editor/Agent Mixer
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NOTE: THIS EVENT IS FULL, but we hope to do another one in the fall, so stay tuned! Calling all editors! Looking to network with agents and fellow editorial YPGers? Whether you’re looking to make your first acquisition, moving on to your fourth, or just ready to talk books, you’ll want to join YPG...
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YPG Discount: Poets House Events

YPG Discount: Poets House Events
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Poets House is giving YPG a discount to their upcoming event: Exquisitely Personal: Poetry & Memoir with Nick Flynn, Sarah Manguso and Meghan O’Rourke  DATE & TIME: Saturday, December 13, 2014 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM LOCATION: Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY ADMISSION: $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets...
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FREE Guest Speaker: Google AdWords: How to Avoid the Mistakes that Cost

FREE Guest Speaker: Google AdWords: How to Avoid the Mistakes that Cost
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YPG Digital is invited to join the AAP’s Professional and Scholarly Publishing Committee as they hear from guest speaker, Darren Carter, Principal of NYC SEM at its next meeting on Friday, November 21st from 12:30-1:30pm at the AAP New York office.  Darren will discuss Google AdWords: How to Avoid the Mistakes that Cost. Darren...
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FREE Brown Bag Luncheon: Librarians in Publishing Organizations

FREE Brown Bag Luncheon: Librarians in Publishing Organizations
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If you would like the opportunity to network with other staff in the professional and scholarly publishing arena, meet your peers and find out what they’re doing and learn about in-house librarian functions then this FREE (for AAP members) luncheon talk is for you! Join us on Thursday, November 20th from 12:00pm-1:30pm at the AAP New...
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Words of Wisdom from the 2014 Slice Literary Writers’ Conference

Words of Wisdom from the 2014 Slice Literary Writers’ Conference
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The 2014 Slice Literary Writers’ Conference, hosted by Slice magazine, was targeted at unpublished writers. Over two days (Saturday, September 6th and Sunday, September 7th), panels featuring successful authors, agents, and publishers set out to demystify the publishing process for the aspiring and the curious. Even for those of us who harbor no desire...
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