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The Best British Poetry 2013: Numbers

Roddy Lumsden notes in the Foreword that Poetry London published the biggest share of poems anthologised in The Best British Poetry 2013 “for the third year in succession”. Of the 68 poems in the anthology:

Source magazine distribution

Source magazine distribution (click to enlarge)

Clinic is remarkably well represented, with its poems by Sam Buchan-Watts, Harry Burke, Charlotte Geater, and Sam Riviere.

As for the overall gender distribution of The Best British Poetry 2013‘s 68 poems:

Gender distribution

Gender distribution (apologies for its crudeness)

I was hoping to be especially uncharitable and look at poets’ ages, but too few (quite sensibly) gave their birth dates in the biographical notes and I’m not interested enough to research further.