The New Yorker Gender Tally

Jessica Esch's New Yorker Gender Tally looks at The New Yorker contributors by gender. Click here for a summary of 2021 or scroll down for a complete look at The New Yorker Gender Tally since 2014. Find the origin story on

Women are always listed first, followed by men, and then a catch-all number representing work by studios, collaborations of different genders, or my inability to confirm a person’s gender. NOTE: People who are non-binary were added to the Gender Tally in 2019. A count for non-binary is not included if no people who are non-binary are reported. (This number will appear after the count for men.)
2021 New Yorker Gender Tally
Read my 2021 blog summary at
Read my 2020 blog summary at
Read my 2019 blog summary at
Read my 2018 blog summary at
Read my 2017 blog summary at
Read my 2016 blog summary at
Read my 2015 blog summary at
Read my 2014 blog summary at

NOTE: A cartoonist was misidentified on 4/21, 6/2 and 6/9-16 tallies. Final number on graphic should be three more men than listed and three fewer women (620-112-1).