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:
Ted Gioia examines the state of the fragmented novel . (Millions)
Meanwhile, Jason Diamond lists ten authors of literary fiction you may not realize also published science fiction , including Virginia Woolf and Don DeLillo. (Flavorwire)
IndieReader lists a few ways self-published authors are ripped off .
The Atlantic Monthly has created an e-book of Mark Twain's contributions  to the venerable publication.
With several new books out on the life and work of Franz Kafka , Kevin Jackson argues that common perceptions of Kafka should be reconsidered. (Literary Review)
Toni Morrison first published a book at age forty—BuzzFeed rounds up a list of late bloomers .
Reese Witherspoon is slated to star in the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed ’s bestselling memoir Wild. (Vulture)