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:
Amazon has purchased screen technology company Liquavista from Samsung , in a move that may indicate Amazon plans to update its color e-reader. (CNET)
Publishers Weekly has posted surveys from the Book Industry Environmental Council , intended for publishers, printers, and manufacturers of paper within the United States book industry.
On Reddit to discuss a planned musical version of American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis answered his disparaging remarks about David Foster Wallace . (GalleyCat)
Bill Morris revisits the life, work, and childhood home of Henry Miller . (Millions)
Open Culture discovered a passive-aggressive note from Ernest Hemingway to F. Scott Fitzgerald .
Balzac went to bed early and rose in the middle of the night to write; Maya Angelou preferred the anonymity of hotel rooms—Huffington Post gathered the writing habits of several famous authors .
Michael Saler examines the philosopical origins of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein . (Times Literary Supplement)
Shelf Awareness has news of the ongoing e-book pricing dispute between the Justice Department and Apple .