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:
As Tahrir Square quiets down each evening from the ongoing protests in Cairo, Egypt, people remain in the square to hear and recite poetry throughout the night. (New York Times )
The Paris Review will run the entirety of a "lost novel" by Roberto Bolaño in four serial installments over the next year. (Jacket Copy )
A cardboard cutout of Langston Hughes was stolen from Busboys & Poets in Washington, D.C.—a popular restaurant and performance venue—in protest of what poet Thomas Sayers Ellis calls the lack of a respectful pay scale for writers who perform at the Busboys' three locations around the city. (Washington Post )
According to Publishers Weekly , the Canadian publishing industry is awash in uncertainty after the news last week that the largest Canadian indie book distributor, H. B. Fenn, has begun bankruptcy proceedings.
The e-reader market in the U.K. doubled over the holidays, according to the Bookseller , with one report showing that 7 percent of British adults received an e-reader during the festive period.
The Millions ' Edan Lepucki tackles that most critical and continually evolving question posed to every writer: What do you include in your author bio?
Is there hope for small bookstores in a digital age? (USA Today )
Today the New York Times  ran the latest installment of its new quarterly poetry roundup—rare coverage for the genre in a major American newspaper—featuring books by Christian Wiman, Aimee Nezhukumatathil , and C. D. Wright.
If you're still looking for a gift for the literary loved one in your life, the Washington Post  recommends five books for Valentine's Day.