Update: Editors respond to VIDA stats on female writers

Recent stats from VIDA that showed how few women are getting their work published in literary magazines and journals had us and many others asking questions but coming up with few answers. Now, we hear from the people who decide what makes it into those publications. Elissa Strauss at The Sisterhood blog sent letters to […]

Posted on February 24, 2011 at 7:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , ,

Minding the gender gap in literary publishing

Earlier this month, VIDA released The Count 2010, a breakdown of women’s representation in a number of literary publications. Though not comprehensive, the study casts a light on the wide gender gap in the industry, revealing — in easy to digest pie charts — who is getting published where. For example, 36 men had their books […]

Posted on February 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm by story board · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,