2018 Perpetual Folly Literary Magazine Ranking — Fiction

Below is the 2018 Perpetual Folly Literary Magazine Ranking for Fiction. Go here to read about the methodology.

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2018 Magazine 2017 2018 Score
1 One Story 1 57
2 Conjunctions 1 55
3 Ploughshares 3 52.5
4 Paris Review 5 45.5
5 Threepenny Review 6 40.5
5 Tin House 6 40.5
7 Gettysburg Review 11 40
8 Zoetrope: All Story 8 37.5
9 Noon 9 37
10 A Public Space 11 36.5
11 Kenyon Review 4 35
12 Ecotone Magazine 10 34.5
13 Southern Review 18 31
14 Virginia Quarterly Review 13 30.5
15 Glimmer Train 16 28
16 Iowa Review 14 27.5
16 New England Review 21 27.5
18 Georgia Review 18 26
19 Missouri Review 15 25.5
20 Agni 23 25
20 American Short Fiction 17 25
22 Sun 20 22.5
23 Narrative 21 21.5
24 Image 26 20.5
25 McSweeney’s 25 18
26 Oxford American 30 17.5
27 Epoch 32 16
27 ZYZZYVA 26 16
29 Crazyhorse 36 15.5
30 Bellevue Literary Review 29 14.5
30 Colorado Review 24 14.5
32 Boulevard 26 13.5
32 Wigleaf 35 13.5
34 New Letters 31 12.5
35 Hudson Review 32 11
36 Idaho Review 32 10.5
36 Michigan Quarterly Review 42 10.5
38 Yale Review 37 9.5
39 Electric Literature 70 9
39 Granta 42 9
39 Pleiades 41 9
42 Five Points 37 8.5
42 Prairie Schooner 45 8.5
44 Antioch Review 42 8
44 Mississippi Review 39 8
46 Chicago Quarterly 50 7
46 New Orleans Review 45 7
48 Shenandoah 39 6.5
48 Third Coast 54 6.5
50 Alaska Quarterly Review 50 6
50 New Madrid 60 6
50 Santa Monica Review 50 6
53 Bomb 54 5.5
53 J Journal 47 5.5
53 Little Star 48 5.5
53 Sarabande Books 174 5.5
53 Southwest Review 60 5.5
53 West Branch 174 5.5
53 Witness 54 5.5
60 Hopkins Review 65 5
60 Pinch 50 5
60 Ruminate 60 5
60 Salmagundi 60 5
60 Stillhouse Press 5
65 American Scholar 54 4
65 Water-Stone Review 65 4
67 Cincinnati Review 60 3.5
67 Epiphany 83 3.5
67 Pen America 70 3.5
67 Post Road 70 3.5
67 Sewanee Review 65 3.5
67 TriQuarterly 54 3.5
73 Cimarron Review 70 3
73 Florida Review 54 3
73 Gulf Coast 83 3
73 One Teen Story 76 3
73 Southampton Review 70 3
78 Arts & Letters 174 2.5
78 Black Renaissance Noire 83 2.5
78 Blackbird 83 2.5
78 Common, The 76 2.5
78 Fiction 83 2.5
78 Harvard Review 65 2.5
78 Notre Dame Review 76 2.5
78 Raritan 76 2.5
78 Redivider 76 2.5
78 StoryQuarterly 76 2.5
78 Upstreet 100 2.5
78 Willow Springs 100 2.5
90 Akashic Books 83 2
90 Beloit Fiction 93 2
90 Berkeley Fiction Review 93 2
90 Black Clock © 93 2
90 Brooklyn Rail 93 2
90 Fiction International 100 2
90 Fifth Wednesday 114 2
90 Healing Muse 174 2
90 Juked 93 2
90 Kweli 114 2
90 Massachusetts Review 70 2
90 Mid American Review 83 2
90 n+1 114 2
90 New York Tyrant 83 2
90 Ninth Letter 76 2
90 Per Contra 100 2
90 River Styx 93 2
90 Salt Hill 93 2
108 Appalachian Heritage 100 1.5
108 BkMk Press 100 1.5
108 Chattahoochee Review 100 1.5
108 Chautauqua 114 1.5
108 Confrontation 174 1.5
108 Copper Nickel 100 1.5
108 Fourteen Hills 100 1.5
108 Graywolf Press 174 1.5
108 Indiana Review 83 1.5
108 Mythium 100 1.5
108 New Ohio Review 174 1.5
108 Press 53 100 1.5
108 World Literature Today 100 1.5
121 Asian American Literary Review 114 1
121 Austin State University Press 114 1
121 Baltimore Review 100 1
121 Barrelhouse 114 1
121 Brick 114 1
121 Brooklyn Review 114 1
121 Calyx 114 1
121 Catamaran 114 1
121 Chicago Review 114 1
121 Cleaver 114 1
121 Collagist 114 1
121 Consequence Magazine 114 1
121 Crab Creek Review 114 1
121 Cutbank 100 1
121 Dalkey Archive Press 114 1
121 Dr. T.J. Eckleburg Review 114 1
121 Elm Leaves Journal 114 1
121 Enizagram 114 1
121 failbetter.com 174 1
121 Fjords 114 1
121 Four Way Books 114 1
121 Gigantic 114 1
121 Green Mountains Review 114 1
121 Hunger Mountain 1
121 John Daniel & Co. 114 1
121 Joyland 114 1
121 Little Fiction 114 1
121 Lumina 114 1
121 Malahat Review 114 1
121 Manoa 114 1
121 Memorious 114 1
121 Midwestern Gothic 114 1
121 Minnesota Review 114 1
121 Mud City Journal 114 1
121 Natural Bridge 114 1
121 Normal School 114 1
121 North Carolina Literary Review 114 1
121 Ontario Review © 48 1
121 Outpost 19 114 1
121 Pear Noir © 114 1
121 Pembroke Magazine (?) 114 1
121 Puerto del Sol 114 1
121 Seneca Review 114 1
121 Sixfold 114 1
121 Sonora Review 65 1
121 Sweet 114 1
121 Texas Review Press 114 1
121 The Journal 114 1
121 Transition 114 1
121 Tweed’s (?) 114 1
121 Bennington Review 1
121 Glossolalia 1
121 Provincetown Arts 1
121 Catapult 1
121 East 1
121 Literary Review 1
121 Spectacle 1
121 African American Review 1
121 Broadkill River Press 1
121 Obsidian 1
121 Moon City 1
121 Yemassee 1
121 Gascony Writers Anthology (?) 1
184 [sic] 114 0.5
184 Anomalous 114 0.5
184 At Length 114 0.5
184 Bellingham Review 174 0.5
184 Black Warrior Review 174 0.5
184 Blue Earth Review 174 0.5
184 Blue Mesa Review 174 0.5
184 Boston Review 114 0.5
184 Callaloo 174 0.5
184 Caribbean Writer 114 0.5
184 Carpe Articulum © 174 0.5
184 Carve 114 0.5
184 Chariton Review 174 0.5
184 Crab Orchard Review 174 0.5
184 Dogwood 174 0.5
184 Dossier Journal (?) 174 0.5
184 Event 114 0.5
184 Exile 174 0.5
184 Faultline 114 0.5
184 Five Chapters (?) 174 0.5
184 Folio 174 0.5
184 Freight Stories 174 0.5
184 Gray’s Sporting Journal 174 0.5
184 Grist 174 0.5
184 Hotel Amerika 174 0.5
184 Inkwell © 174 0.5
184 Isotope © 174 0.5
184 Jabberwock Review 174 0.5
184 Kelsey Review 174 0.5
184 King’s English © 174 0.5
184 Laughing Fire Press 174 0.5
184 Maggid © 174 0.5
184 Momotombo Press 174 0.5
184 News from the Republic of Letters (?) 174 0.5
184 Nimrod 174 0.5
184 North American Review 174 0.5
184 Northwest Review ©  174 0.5
184 Orion 174 0.5
184 Other Voices © 174 0.5
184 Passages North 174 0.5
184 Pegasus Books 114 0.5
184 Relief 174 0.5
184 Rivendell © 174 0.5
184 Rosebud 174 0.5
184 Slice 174 0.5
184 Smoke Long Quarterly 174 0.5
184 Southern California Review © 174 0.5
184 Sou’wester 174 0.5
184 Stone Canoe 174 0.5
184 Texas Review 114 0.5
184 Timber Creek Review (?) 174 0.5
184 Western Humanities Review 114 0.5

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