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:
Alexander Nazaryan has more on the potential antitrust lawsuit against Apple and the five largest publishing houses, and asks, "Is Barnes & Noble in trouble? " (New York Daily News)
Amazon temporarily lifted its nondisclosure agreement so authors could reveal Kindle Single earnings, and paidContent has the numbers .
Meanwhile, in an effort to save her home from being foreclosed on by Bank of America, children's book author Francesca Lia Block has taken her mortgage difficulties public . (Los Angeles Times)
Author Meghan O'Rourke and psychologist Leeat Granek examine the initiative to classify ongoing grief as a mental illness  listed in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). (Slate)
Shelf Awareness discusses Russia's emerging e-book market .
In a candid essay for n+1, James Pogue scrutinizes the Southern mythology  surrounding Pulphead author John Jeremiah Sullivan.
Vol 1. Brooklyn reports from a reading series in New York City, Upstairs at the Square, which recently featured author Emma Straub together with songwriter and Magnetic Fields front man Stephin Merritt .
The Morning News visits the Edgar Allan Poe cottage in New York City .
If you didn't get enough Jack Kerouac yesterday on the Beat author's birthday, Open Culture found the feature-length documentary, Kerouac, the Movie , in its entirety.