VIDA Stats, MacQ-9:
Although links to only 44 bios are included above, this issue contains works by a total
of 47 contributors: 23 women (49%) and 24 men (51%).
Of the 47 contributors, 12 (or 25.5%) are “new to MacQ”—that is,
their works do not appear previously in MacQueen’s Quinterly nor in
Of the 12 “new” contributors, 7 are women (58%) and 5 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