#GoodRead | Women In Publishing 100 Years Ago: A Historical VIDA Count

 [public domain],  via Wikimedia Commons

[public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"Women In Publishing 100 Years Ago: A Historical VIDA Count":

There was no suffrage for women 100 years ago, and there was certainly no VIDA Count—no one was checking to see if the major book reviewers of the day were reviewing books with any kind of equity. It wasn’t until 2009 that VIDA was founded to combat major imbalances in the coverage of male and female writers in top-tier literary journals with raw research and simple counting.

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