2014 Pushcart Prize Ranking of Literary Magazines


NOTE: The 2015 Rankings are now available. Go here.

These rankings of literary magazines are based on a simple formula that takes into account all of the Pushcart Prizes won and Special Mentions received over a rolling ten-year period (i.e., 2005-2014 for this year’s list).

2014 Fiction Ranking

2014 Nonfiction Ranking


2014 Poetry Ranking


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  1. Cliff, the literary world owes you a big thanks for your efforts here. Great job, and thank you! I’ll be using this as a reference in a craft essay I’m doing as part of the Queens University MFA program.

  2. Just happened to stumble on this list, a real help in getting a ranking on literary magazines, something I do for my students.


    Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction
    Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction

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