2014 Pushcart Prize Ranking of Literary Magazines — Poetry

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Note: the 2015 Rankings for Poetry are now available. Go here.

The 2014 Pushcart Prize Ranking of Literary Magazines for Poetry is set forth below.

To see the 2014 Fiction Ranking and to learn about my methodology, go here.

To see the 2014 Nonfiction Ranking, go here.

For comparisons, see the the 2013 Poetry Ranking here.

There isn’t a whole new to learn from the list this year. Poetry maintains a sizable lead. Kenyon and American Poetry Review switch places. It’s nice to see a couple of online journals, like Collagist, show up on the list for the first time.

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Poetry Rankings for 2014:

2014 Magazine 2014 Score
1 Poetry 107
2 Kenyon Review 74
3 American Poetry Review 68
4 Ploughshares 63
5 Georgia Review 43
5 Threepenny Review 43
7 New England Review 42
8 Virginia Quarterly Review 36
9 Southern Review 33
10 Field 32
11 Five Points 30
12 BOA Editions 29
12 Gettysburg Review 29
14 Poetry Review 27
14 TriQuarterly 27
16 Tin House 26
17 Cincinnati Review 23
18 Alice James Books 21
19 New Ohio Review 20
19 Yale Review 20
21 Michigan Quarterly Review 19
22 Agni 18
23 American Scholar 17
24 Blackbird 16
24 Southern Poetry Review 16
26 Hudson Review 15
26 Poetry Northwest 15
26 Sugar House Review 15
26 The Journal 15
26 Water-Stone Review 15
31 New Letters 12
31 Rattle 12
31 Runes ©  12
34 Barrow Street 11
34 Canary 11
34 Lake Effect 11
34 New American Writing 11
34 Shenandoah 11
34 Smartish Pace 11
34 Spillway 11
41 Alaska Quarterly Review 10
41 Cue Editions 10
41 Ecotone 10
41 Great River Review 10
41 Green Mountains Review 10
41 Literary Imagination 10
41 Notre Dame Review 10
41 Orion 10
41 Rivendell © 10
41 River Styx 10
41 Turnrow 10
41 West Branch 10
53 Copper Canyon Press 9
53 Crazyhorse 9
53 Image 9
56 Hotel Amerika 8
56 Iowa Review 8
56 Massachusetts Review 8
56 Paris Review 8
60 5 a.m. 7
60 Connecticut Review 7
60 Ninth Letter 7
60 North American Review 7
60 Salamander 7
60 Sarabande Books 7
60 Wave Books 7
67 Atlanta Review 6
67 Bloom 6
67 Chautauqua 6
67 Cimarron Review 6
67 Crowd © (?)  6
67 Epoch 6
67 Gulf Coast 6
67 Harvard Review 6
67 Little Patuxent Review 6
67 Missouri Review 6
67 New Criterion 6
67 New Issues Poetry and Prose 6
67 Perugia Press 6
67 Pleiades 6
67 Poems & Plays 6
67 Poetry International 6
67 Subtropics 6
67 Sun 6
67 Tupelo Press 6
67 Willow Springs 6
67 ZYZZYVA 6
67 Paterson Literary Review 6
89 Anhinga Press 5
89 Arroyo Literary Review 5
89 Blueline 5
89 Briar Cliff Review 5
89 Chattahoochee Review 5
89 Cleveland State Univ. Poetry Ctr. 5
89 Colorado Review 5
89 Court Green 5
89 Curbstone Press 5
89 Cypher Books 5
89 Denver Quarterly 5
89 Dogwood 5
89 Eastern Wash. Univ. Press © 5
89 Eleven Eleven 5
89 Epiphany 5
89 Fifth Wednesday 5
89 Five Fingers Review 5
89 Grand Street © 5
89 Graywolf Press 5
89 Hollyridge Press 5
89 Hunger Mountain 5
89 Idaho Review 5
89 Indiana Review 5
89 Laurel Poetry Collective 5
89 Lyric (?) 5
89 Margie © 5
89 Meridian 5
89 Mid American Review 5
89 National Poetry Review 5
89 New Orleans Review 5
89 New South Books 5
89 OCHO 5
89 Parnassus: Poetry in Review 5
89 Pebble Lake Review 5
89 Pleasure Boat Studio 5
89 Poetry Atlanta Press 5
89 Provincetown Arts 5
89 Quiddity 5
89 Sixth Finch 5
89 Snake Nation Review 5
89 Spork 5
89 Think Journal 5
89 Third Coast 5
89 Tikkun 5
89 Toadlily Press 5
89 Triplopia (?) 5
89 Utah State University Press 5
89 Vallum: Contemporary Poetry 5
89 Verse Wisconsin 5
89 Western Humanities Review 5
89 World Literature Today 5
89 Zone 3 5
89 Forklift Ohio 5
89 Ibbetson Street 5
89 Muzzle Magazine 5
89 Dunes Review 5
89 Assaracus 5
89 Treelight Books 5
89 Collagist 5
89 Harbour Publishing 5
89 Southern Indiana Review 5
89 Yes, Yes Books 5
89 Pilot Light 5
89 New Verse News 5
89 Café Review 5
89 Manhattan Review 5
89 Nebraska Poets Calendar 5
156 Beloit Poetry Journal 4
156 Raritan 4
156 Southwest Review 4
156 University of Pittsburgh Press 4
160 Boulevard 3
161 Autumn House 2
161 Four Way Books 2
161 Greensboro Review 2
161 Healing Muse 2
161 Pinch 2
161 PMS 2
161 Prairie Schooner 2
168 A Public Space 1
168 Barefoot Muse 1
168 Bat City 1
168 Bellevue Literary Review 1
168 Black Warrior Review 1
168 Blue Earth Review 1
168 Boston Review 1
168 Brilliant Corners 1
168 Callaloo 1
168 Calyx 1
168 Cape Cod Voice (?) 1
168 Columbia Poetry Review 1
168 Crab Creek Review 1
168 Drunken Boat 1
168 Eleventh Muse 1
168 Fort Hemlock Press 1
168 Free Lunch ©  1
168 Frostproof Review © 1
168 Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review 1
168 Hanging Loose 1
168 Harpur Palate 1
168 Haven Chronicles (?) 1
168 Hayden’s Ferry 1
168 Hollins Critic 1
168 Hopkins Review 1
168 InDigest 1
168 Iris 1
168 jubilat 1
168 Kentuckians for the Commonwealth 1
168 Leaping Dog Press 1
168 Little Star 1
168 Live Mag! 1
168 Long Island Quarterly 1
168 Lost Hills Books 1
168 Lynx House Press (?) 1
168 Main Street Rag 1
168 McSweeney’s 1
168 MS. 1
168 Natural Bridge 1
168 New Delta Review 1
168 New Haven Review 1
168 Nimrod 1
168 November 3rd Club 1
168 Omnidawn Publishing 1
168 Paper Street © (?) 1
168 Pearl 1
168 Phoebe 1
168 Poetry 180 1
168 Poetry Flash 1
168 Quarterly West 1
168 Rhino 1
168 Salmagundi 1
168 Seattle Review 1
168 Sentence 1
168 Speakeasy © 1
168 Specs 1
168 Spoon River Review 1
168 Thunder’s Mouth Press © 1
168 University of Akron Press 1
168 Upstreet 1
168 Valparaiso Poetry Review 1
168 War, Literature and The Arts 1
168 Wordcraft of Oregon 1
168 Xantippe (?) 1
168 Verse Magazine 1
168 Normal School 1
168 Poet Lore 1
168 Silk Road 1
168 New South 1
168 Evansville Review 1
168 Birdfeast 1
168 New Madrid 1
168 Airlie Press 1
168 Zephyr Press 1
168 Persea Books 1
168 Examined Life 1
168 Cardinal Points 1
168 Able Muse 1
168 Sink Review 1
168 Believer 1
168 Lana Turner 1
168 Make 1

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