The New Yorker’s woman problem

The dearth of female bylines should be the talk of the town.

Topics: Broadsheet, Women writers, Love and Sex,

From Miss Grace’s Salon, the blog affiliated with New York’s Grace Reading Series: According to resident math whiz Sara Zuiderveen, only 21 percent of the 702 articles published by the New Yorker in 2004 were written by women. Here’s one way they could help fix that: Stop freaking rejecting my submissions.

Award-winning journalist Lynn Harris is author of the comic novel "Death by Chick Lit" and co-creator of She also writes for the New York Times, Glamour, and many others.

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