Every day Poets & Writers Magazine scans the headlines—from publishing reports to academic announcements to literary dispatches—for all the news that creative writers need to know. Here are today's stories:
Macmillan titles, both print editions and e-books, are once again available for purchase on Amazon. (New York Times )
In a related development, the Authors Guild  launched a Web site where authors can now track the buy button status of their titles on Amazon.
The British Library will offer thousands of rare first editions of nineteenth-century novels as free e-book downloads available to the general public this spring. (Telegraph )
The French-American Foundation  launched a reciprocal exchange program on publishing and new technology in New York this week.
Book preservation specialists at the University of Mumbai, India, are hard at work restoring centuries-old books for future generations. (Independent )
The New York Times  reported on the new American war literature, much of which is characterized by "almost an old-fashioned, Victorian way of looking at war."
The major U.K. publishers plan to follow Macmillan's lead in demanding changes to how Amazon sells and prices e-books. (Bookseller )
The Australia-Asia Literary Award, launched in 2008 as the richest literary prize in the region, was scrapped last week due to economic pressures. (Yahoo )
The CEO of Sun Microsystems resigned via haiku. (Gizmodo )
Ninety-three percent of e-book readers polled in a new survey are satisfied with the devices they already own, but still want to see improvements. (Electronista )