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:
Leonard Riggio, the founder and chairman of Barnes & Noble disclosed he wants to purchase  Barnes & Noble's retail stores and website. (Huffington Post)
Poet Wang Ping has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Macalester , the Minnesota college where she has taught creative writing since 1999. (Minneapolis City Pages)
Searching archives, family papers, and even a New York City home renovation, scholar Thomas Pinney discovered fifty unpublished poems by Rudyard Kipling . (Guardian)
This Friday, top German publishing leaders will make a major e-book announcement . (Publishing Perspectives)
Ellen Meister recently spoke with NPR about her new novel, Farewell, Dorothy Parker, in which Dorothy Parker's ghost emerges from an Algonquin Hotel guestbook .
On her blog, author Dani Shapiro discusses the uncomfortable feeling that arrives between writing projects .
Flavorwire rounded up ten of the most divisive authors in recent memory .
Tomorrow, in celebration of Black History Month, Google is hosting a hangout with Toni Morrison .
Maria Popova showcases a syllabus from a 1994 literary analysis class taught by David Foster Wallace . (Explore)