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:
Connecticut's attorney general announced a preliminary review "of the pricing agreements between five of the country's largest book publishers and two leading digital retailers: Apple and Amazon.com." (Wall Street Journal )
The Brooklyn Book Festival  announced the lineup of authors that will perform at the fifth annual celebration on September 12. A full schedule of readings and events will be available later this month.
The NEA cut this year's budget 73 percent for the national reading program Big Read, a flagship initiative of former chairman, Dana Gioia. (Post-Gazette )
The sixteen-year-old pop sensation Justin Bieber is set to publish an illustrated memoir with HarperCollins this fall. (New York Daily News )
Despite the rise of e-books and online book retailers, New York City finds itself "unexpectedly in the midst of an indie-bookstore renaissance." (New York Magazine )
A British cryptologist's World War II-era poem was read at Chelsea Clinton's wedding on Saturday in upstate New York. You can check out the poem at CBS  and learn more about its origins at Forbes .
The Royal Shakespeare Company announced the five productions it will mount in New York City next summer as part of the Lincoln Center Festival: King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, and The Winter's Tale. (New York Times )
Kevin Morrissey, the managing editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review, committed suicide on Friday in Charlottesville, Virginia, after a long struggle with depression. He was 52. (Jacket Copy )