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:
It looks as if Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive, may testify in the Justice Department's e-book price-fixing lawsuit . (The other companies named in the suit—Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, Hachette, Penguin, and HarperCollins—settled with the DOJ.) (Bloomberg)
Amazon has applied for ownership of the .books domain name, and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) sent a letter of protest to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). (Ars Technica)
Publishers Weekly attended SXSW 2013, and reports one hot topic discussed was self-publishing .
Alex Mar examines how smart phones and wireless Internet access is reshaping the singular experience of a fellowship  at an artists' colony—places such as MacDowell and Yaddo. (New York Times)
Fifty Shades author E. L. James will publish a writing guide . (Vulture)
"Poets may not suffer from insomnia more than other people, but they seem more likely to write about it." Lisa Russ Spaar investigates the source of her insomnia . (New York Times)
Meghan O’Rourke discusses how all five winners of this year's Poetry Foundation-sponsored Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships  were men. (T Magazine)
"I vividly remember my last stab at sporting glory. Twenty-plus years ago, I played in the New York Publishers Softball League once a week in Central Park as a member of the Viking-Penguin team (your American publisher, formerly mine)." Novelists J. M. Coetzee and Paul Auster have published a book of their correspondence  entitled Here and Now: Letters (2008–2011), which is excerpted in the New Yorker.