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:
Hachette Book Group has named Michael Pietsch its new CEO , replacing David Young beginning in April. Pietsch has served as publisher of Little, Brown since 2006. (New York Times)
"Dear Wikipedia, I am Philip Roth."  The master novelist sets the crowd-sourced website straight regarding his inspiration for The Human Stain. (New Yorker)
With semi-annual New York Fashion Week just ended, formal model Jennifer Sky writes of the pressing need for the unionization of fashion models and ending the exploitation of the underage . (Guernica)
Architectural designer John H. Locke has transformed pay phone booths into lending libraries . (New York Times)
On his Tumblr, bestselling author John Green has choice words for Amazon's Jeff Bezos .
Researchers at Stanford are studying how reading a Jane Austen novel alters the brain —the pioneering field of literary neuroscience. (Stanford Report)
If you're near New York City this evening, the Rumpus is throwing a party , including Colson Whitehead and actor Andrew McCarthy (Millions); and as part of Under the Influence: Writers on Film, author Nick Flynn will screen the 1971 film Harold and Maude , followed by a conversation with Michael Maren about the adaptation of Flynn's memoir Another Bullshit Night in Suck City.
"We are evaluating a piece of writing. We are not evaluating a person. " Erika Anderson discusses the writing workshop. (Electric Literature)
Flavorwire rounded up several amazing spaces converted to bookstores , including one Wisconsin store housed in a former manure tank.