VIDA Stats, MacQ-13:
Although links to 43 bios are included above, this issue contains works by a total
of 46 contributors: 24 women (52%) and 22 men (48%).
Of the 46 contributors, 16 (or 35%) are “new to MacQ”—that
is, their works do not appear previously in MacQueen’s Quinterly nor in
Of the 16 “new” contributors, 8 are women (50%) and 8 are men
With MacQ, as it was with KYSO Flash, our publisher’s goal is to balance
the ratio of women to men authors and artists whenever possible—which happened
only once: Issue 7 of KYSO Flash contains works by 32 contributors, exactly
half of whom are women.
However, in each of 12 issues, from Fall 2014 thru Summer 2019, KYSO Flash
consistently published a minimum of 44% women authors and artists. Fifty-nine
percent was the highest percentage of women published, which occurred in Issue 11,
For details about each of those issues, see our
Historical VIDA stats.
VIDA: Women in