VIDA Stats, MacQ-6:
Although links to only 41 bios are included above, this issue contains works by a total
of 43 contributors: 23 women (53%) and 20 men (47%).
Of the 43 contributors, 18 (or 42%) are “new to MacQ”—that is,
their works do not appear previously in MacQueen’s Quinterly nor in
Of the 18 “new” contributors, 11 are women (61%) and 7 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