2016 Pushcart Prize Literary Magazine Rankings — Nonfiction

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NOTE: The 2017 Rankings are here.

Below you will find the 2016 Pushcart Prize Literary Magazine Rankings for Nonfiction. To read about my methodology for the rankings, go here.

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2016 Magazine 2015 2016 Score
1 Orion 2 74
2 Georgia Review 1 70
3 Sun 3 64
4 New Letters 4 45
5 Gettysburg Review 11 38
6 Conjunctions 11 35
7 Agni 5 34
8 Ploughshares 9 33
9 Tin House 7 30
10 Missouri Review 13 29
11 Iowa Review 7 28
12 American Scholar 6 27
12 Threepenny Review 9 27
14 n+1 19 25
15 Fourth Genre 14 23
16 River Teeth 16 22
17 Salmagundi 22 21
17 Southern Review 15 21
19 Boulevard 16 20
20 Ecotone 22 19
20 Kenyon Review 19 19
20 Paris Review 18 19
23 Antioch Review 22 17
23 Image 22 17
23 Virginia Quarterly Review 19 17
26 Creative Nonfiction 28 16
26 Shenandoah 22 16
28 Colorado Review 27 12
28 Granta 51 12
30 Raritan 28 11
30 Third Coast 30 11
32 Harvard Review 30 10
32 Ninth Letter 35 10
32 Point, The 72 10
32 Republic of Letters (?) 33 10
36 Brain, Child 35 9
36 Five Points 35 9
36 Hudson Review 43 9
36 Michigan Quarterly Review 35 9
40 Pinch 51 8
40 Southwest Review 35 8
40 TriQuarterly 35 8
40 Yale Review 35 8
44 American Poetry Review 46 7
44 Blackbird 46 7
44 Hunger Mountain 43 7
47 Believer 58 6
47 New England Review 58 6
47 North Dakota Quarterly 51 6
47 Oregon Humanities 51 6
47 Passages North 51 6
47 Poetry 30 6
47 Sweet 51 6
47 The Journal 46 6
47 The Point 51 6
47 Water-Stone Review 46 6
47 World Literature Today 72 6
58 American Circus 58 5
58 Fugue 58 5
58 Great River Review 33 5
58 In Character © 58 5
58 Narrative 72 5
58 New Orleans Review 58 5
58 Pleiades 58 5
58 Radio Silence 58 5
58 Ruminate 58 5
58 Seattle Review 58 5
58 Sewanee Review 58 5
58 Tusculum 58 5
58 Witness 58 5
58 Fourth River 5
58 Gigantic 5
73 Alaska Quarterly Review 72 4
73 Arts & Letters 58 4
73 Brick 81 4
73 Broad Street 90 4
73 Normal School 72 4
73 North American Review 72 4
73 Parnassus 72 4
80 Alimentum 81 3
80 Bellevue Literary Review 43 3
80 Boston Review 81 3
80 Cimarron Review 81 3
80 Florida Review 81 3
80 Gulf Coast 81 3
80 Lapham’s Quarterly 81 3
80 Los Angeles Review 81 3
80 Massachusetts Review 72 3
80 Prism 114 3
80 Provincetown Arts 90 3
91 A Public Space 90 2
91 American Athenaeum 90 2
91 Asian American Writers Workshop 90 2
91 Bellevue Literary Press 90 2
91 Bellingham Review 90 2
91 Chautauqua 90 2
91 Columbia Review 90 2
91 Connecticut Review (?) 90 2
91 Hotel Amerika 90 2
91 Kyoto Journal 81 2
91 Malahat Review 90 2
91 Manoa 90 2
91 McSweeney’s 90 2
91 Memoir © 90 2
91 Milkweed Editions – Press 90 2
91 New Ohio Review 90 2
91 Northwest Review © 46 2
91 Oxford American 90 2
91 PMS 90 2
91 Post Road 90 2
91 Santa Monica Review 90 2
91 Southampton Review 114 2
91 Speakeasy © 35 2
91 Subtropics 90 2
91 Under the Sun 114 2
91 Willow Springs 114 2
91 Writers Chronicle 90 2
91 ZYZZYVA 72 2
91 Brevity 2
120 American Interest 114 1
120 American Short Fiction 114 1
120 Another Chicago Magazine 114 1
120 Arts Fuse 114 1
120 Asia Literary Review 114 1
120 Baffler 114 1
120 Bat City 114 1
120 Black Pearls 114 1
120 Blood Orange Review 114 1
120 Bomb 1
120 Bookforum 114 1
120 Callaloo 114 1
120 Camera Obscura 114 1
120 Canteen 114 1
120 Chicago Review 114 1
120 Dart Society 114 1
120 Delmarva Review 114 1
120 Diagram 114 1
120 Divide ? 114 1
120 Epoch 1
120 Europa Editions 114 1
120 Event 114 1
120 Fiction 114 1
120 Fiction International 90 1
120 Fifth Wednesday 114 1
120 Five Chapters 114 1
120 Free Inquiry 114 1
120 Haystack Mountain 114 1
120 Healing Muse 114 1
120 High Country News 114 1
120 High Desert Journal 114 1
120 Hollins Critic 114 1
120 Hub City Press 114 1
120 Idaho Review 114 1
120 Iron Horse Literary Review 114 1
120 Literary Review 114 1
120 Make ? 114 1
120 Marginalia © 114 1
120 Meridian 114 1
120 Minnesota Review 114 1
120 Mount Hope 114 1
120 Natural Bridge 114 1
120 New Haven Review 114 1
120 Noon 114 1
120 On the Page 114 1
120 Ontario Review © 114 1
120 Open City 114 1
120 Open Spaces 114 1
120 Oregon Quarterly 114 1
120 Other Voices © 114 1
120 Packinghouse Review 114 1
120 Palo Alto Review ? 114 1
120 Portland Magazine 114 1
120 Prairie Schooner 1
120 Relief 114 1
120 River City Publishing 114 1
120 River Styx 114 1
120 Rosebud 114 1
120 Rumpus 114 1
120 Seneca Review 114 1
120 SN Review 114 1
120 Stone Canoe 114 1
120 Stranger 114 1
120 Tavern Books 114 1
120 Tupelo Press 114 1
120 University of Michigan Press 114 1
120 Vocabula Bound 114 1
120 Wag’s Revue 114 1
120 Western Humanities Review 114 1
120 Wilson Quarterly 114 1
120 Zone 3 1
120 Big Roundtable 1
120 Tikkun 1
120 O-Dark-Thirty 1
120 Catamaran 1
120 Hedgehog Rev 1

 

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