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Big Magazine Editors Talk About Their Lack Of Women Contributors

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New Yorker, Harper's, NYRB and TNR Editors on the Dearth of Female Bylines

After my post last month about the gender disparity in magazine publishing, which was followed by VIDA's much more thorough and ultimately conclusive study, I, perhaps naively, expected to see a comment or two from the publications about the roots of this imbalance. Then weeks passed, and, well, basically nothing.

For a while I thought that perhaps it was time to give this up. They had all likely seen the numbers; I didn't want to come off whiny. But then my curiosity remained, and I figured it couldn't hurt to ask.

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