For the fourth year in a row, VIDA has tallied up the gender breakdown in prominent literary journals — counting both reviewers and authors. Peter Mautsch/iStockphoto hide caption

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More than 100 of Mavis Gallant's short stories were published in The New Yorker. Louis Monier/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images hide caption

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Elizabeth Kolbert says the "taxicab yellow" Panamanian golden frog was nearly wiped out by a fungal disease. It's just one of the species affected by what scientists call the Sixth Extinction. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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