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:
The Wall Street Journal looks at the estate of William Faulkner , headed by Lee Caplin. A former prosecutor turned film producer, Mr. Caplin has optioned the film and television rights to several of Faulkner’s books.
GalleyCat explains how to share reading material with the incarcerated .
First-time novelist Anakana Schofield details the vagaries of publicizing a book —often with no remuneration. (Guardian)
AcademicPub has a created a self-publishing service for college professors  called Express Books. (Publishers Weekly)
In 2004, fifty-six antique books were stolen  and sold by a librarian at the National Library of Sweden, who later committed suicide. Recently two books were returned to Swedish authorities in a ceremony in New York City. (Huffington Post)
Pop Chart Lab created a poster of the chapter-by-chapter breakdown of The Great Gatsby .
Arika Okrent collected sixteen words with origins much older than one would imagine . For instance, “Legit” has been in use since the 1890s. (Mental Floss)