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:
Shelf Awareness reports Apple's new iPhone may improve  the e-reading experience.
During the first two weeks of October, the editors of HarperCollins’ science fiction and fantasy imprint, Harper Voyager, are reading unagented manuscripts . (GalleyCat)
Amazon, which owns Audible, has introduced a new technology that synchs Kindle e-books with Audible audiobooks . (New York Daily News)
Laura Miller explains why the HBO show The Wire is not, in fact, anything like a Victorian novel . (Salon)
Appearing for the first time in English, the late author Chava Rosenfarb writes the untold story of Simkha-Bunim Shayevitch, and "the great epic poem of the Holocaust. " (Tablet)
The Los Angeles Times looks at the difficulties of adapting classic literature , in particular, casting actors as timeless characters.
Today would be Roald Dahl's ninety-sixth birthday , and to mark the occasion, eight of his novels have been made available in the United States as e-books. (Sacramento Bee)
Charles Bernstein remembers Russian poet Arkadii Dragomoshchenko , who passed away suddenly yesterday. (Harriet)