2020 Literary Magazine Ranking–Poetry

Below is the 2020 Perpetual Folly Literary Magazine Ranking for Poetry. Go here to read about the methodology.

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2020 RankMagazine2019 Rank2020 Score
1Poetry181.5
2Kenyon Review250
3American Poetry Review344
4Poem-a-Day840.5
5New England Review537
6Southern Review636
7Threepenny Review434
8Paris Review1424.5
9Gettysburg Review723.5
10Sun1021.5
11Copper Canyon Press1118
12Cincinnati Review1217.5
13Ploughshares917
14Georgia Review1616
15Michigan Quarterly Review3314.5
16Blackbird2013.5
16Five Points2113.5
16Tin House1313.5
19Copper Nickel2313
19Spillway1613
21Boston Review1912.5
21Field1512.5
23New Ohio Review2612
23Poetry Northwest5112
25Agni1611.5
26Beloit Poetry Journal18311
26Birmingham Poetry Review18311
26Ecotone5111
26Poetry Review2711
26Rattle2111
26Virginia Quarterly Review3311
32Lake Effect3010
32Sugar House Review2410
32Vallum: Contemporary Poetry2410
32Willow Springs6910
36Arroyo Literary Review339.5
36Southern Indiana Review339.5
36American Scholar518.5
36Literary Imagination418.5
36The Journal278.5
41jubilat298
41Massachusetts Review378
41Sixth Finch388
44Alaska Quarterly Review697.5
44Four Way Books307.5
44Tupelo Press307.5
44ZYZZYVA417.5
48Hudson Review487
48Ninth Letter417
48Tar River487
48Yale Review417
52BOA Editions486.5
52Pleiades416.5
54Adroit Journal516
54Alice James Books696
54Missouri Review386
54Nepantla516
54Plume696
54Prelude516
54Salamander696
54Southeast Review516
54White Pine Press516
54Foglifter6
64Codex515.5
64Greensboro Review615.5
64New Criterion615.5
64Nimrod615.5
64River Styx405.5
69Abstract Magazine TV695
69American Journal of Poetry695
69Benniington Review695
69Bettering American Poetry695
69Butcher’s Dog695
69Cave Wall695
69Conduit695
69Constellations695
69Crab Orchard Review695
69Foundry695
69Hawaii Pacific Review695
69Hopkins Review615
69I-70 Review695
69Image415
69Kweli Journal695
69LitMag695
69LSU Press695
69Moonpie Press695
69Nerve Cowboy695
69New Orleans Review695
69Prism695
69Purple Passion Press695
69Quarterly West695
69Rhino695
69River Teeth695
69Salmagundi615
69Saturnalia Books695
69Seneca Review695
69Shade Journal695
69Smartish Pace415
69Storm Cellar695
69Summerset Review695
69Sycamore Review695
69TAB695
69Thrush695
69Tiger Bark Press695
69Tipton Poetry Journal695
69Tule Review695
69Volta695
69Wordtemple Press695
69Bare Life Review5
69Clover ©5
69Love’s Executive Order5
69Twyckenham Notes5
69Washington Square Review5
69Waxwing Literary Journal5
115Denver Quarterly1174.5
116Hotel Amerika1194
116Indiana Review1224
116Little Patuxent Review1194
116Shenandoah1174
120Awl513.5
120Crazyhorse1223.5
120Hunger Mountain1223.5
120Zone 31223.5
124Gulf Coast613
124Lana Turner613
124Little Star613
124Paterson Literary Review1273
124Poetry International1273
124Subtropics1273
124Palette Poetry3
1315 a.m. © 1302.5
131Account692.5
131Assaracus (?)1302.5
131Atlanta Review1302.5
131Briar Cliff Review1302.5
131Brick692.5
131Café Review1302.5
131Collagist1302.5
131Court Green © 1302.5
131Cypher Books (?)1302.5
131Dunes Review1302.5
131Eleven Eleven1302.5
131Fifth Wednesday © 1302.5
131Forklift Ohio1302.5
131Granta692.5
131Graywolf Press692.5
131Great River Review692.5
131Green Mountains Review1302.5
131Harbour Publishing1302.5
131Harvard Review1302.5
131Ibbetson Street1302.5
131Malahat Review692.5
131Manhattan Review1302.5
131Muzzle Magazine1302.5
131Nebraska Poets Calendar © 1302.5
131New South Books1302.5
131New Verse News1302.5
131Notre Dame Review1302.5
131Orion1302.5
131Parnassus: Poetry in Review1302.5
131Pilot Light1302.5
131Pleasure Boat Studio1302.5
131Poems & Plays (?)1302.5
131Quiddity1302.5
131Southern Poetry Review1302.5
131Spork (?)1302.5
131Think Journal1302.5
131Treelight Books1302.5
131Verse Wisconsin © 1302.5
131Water-Stone Review1302.5
131YesYes Books1302.5
172Colorado Review1832
172Narrative1702
172New South1302
172Prairie Schooner1302
172Upstreet1702
172Verse Daily1702
172World Literature Today1702
179Believer1751.5
179Cimarron Review1751.5
179Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review1751.5
179Iron Horse Literary Review1701.5
179New Letters2321.5
179Poet Lore1751.5
179University of Pittsburgh Press1751.5
186Academy of American Poets1831
186Bauhan Publshing1831
186Birdfeast1751
186Chinquapin Literary Magazine1831
186Chiron Review1831
186Cleveland State Univ. Poetry Ctr.1831
186Cossack Review (?)1831
186Cutbank1831
186Enizagam1831
186Epoch1221
186Exit 71831
186Great Weather for Media1831
186Grub Street1831
186Gulf Stream (?)1831
186Gun Powder Press1831
186Heart1831
186Hobart1831
186Iowa Review1301
186Jai-Alai (?)1831
186Lake, The1831
186Louisiana Literature1831
186McNeese Review1831
186Meadow1831
186MIZNA1831
186North American Review1191
186Offing1831
186OmniVerse1831
186One Throne1831
186Pinch1831
186Pluck1831
186Poetry South1831
186Porkbelly Press1831
186Portland Review1
186QWERTY1831
186Radius1831
186Raleigh Review1831
186Raritan1751
186Rove1831
186Rumpus1831
186Saranac Review1831
186Scablands Books1831
186Southwest Review1751
186Springhouse1831
186Tupelo Quarterly1831
186Upstairs at Duroc (?)1831
186Wave Books1831
186Yarn1831
186Pembroke Magazine1
186Common, The1
186Valley Voices1
236A Public Space2320.5
236Able Muse2320.5
236Airlie Press2320.5
236Autumn House2320.5
236Barefoot Muse2320.5
236Bellevue Literary Review2320.5
236Black Warrior Review1830.5
236Bloom1830.5
236Blue Earth Review2320.5
236Calyx2320.5
236Cardinal Points2320.5
236Chautauqua2320.5
236Clockhouse1830.5
236Columbia Poetry Review2320.5
236Connecticut Review2320.5
236Construction1830.5
236Evansville Review2320.5
236Examined Life2320.5
236Fort Hemlock Press © 2320.5
236Hanging Loose2320.5
236Haven Chronicles (?)2320.5
236Healing Muse2320.5
236Hollins Critic2320.5
236InDigest (?)2320.5
236Live Mag!2320.5
236Long Island Quarterly2320.5
236Make2320.5
236New Haven Review2320.5
236New Madrid2320.5
236Normal School2320.5
236Paris American1830.5
236Persea Books2320.5
236Silk Road2320.5
236Sink Review2320.5
236Solstice1830.5
236Specs (?)2320.5
236Valparaiso Poetry Review2320.5
236Verse Magazine2320.5
236Wordcraft of Oregon2320.5
236Zephyr Press2320.5

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