2022 Literary Magazine Ranking–Poetry

Below is the 2022 Literary Magazine Ranking for Poetry. To understand the Rationale, Methodology, and Calculation for the Rankings, please go here.

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2022 Literary Magazine Ranking for Poetry

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(H) means that the magazine/press is on hiatus

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2022 RankMagazine2021 Rank2022 Score
1Poetry178.5
2American Poetry Review261.5
3Kenyon Review349.5
4Poem-a-Day446
5Threepenny Review739.5
6Southern Review528.5
7New England Review627
8Paris Review824
9Smartish Pace3021
10Gettysburg Review919
11Copper Nickel1117.5
12Ploughshares1516
12Rattle1016
14Michigan Quarterly Review1715
15Sun1314
16Georgia Review2113
17Hudson Review1812.5
18Cincinnati Review1212
19Beloit Poetry Journal2111.5
19Copper Canyon Press1411.5
19Poetry Northwest2011.5
19Tin House © 1511.5
23Birmingham Poetry Review2111
23Foglifter2111
23Pleiades4911
23Yale Review6811
27Blackbird2710.5
27New Ohio Review3210.5
27Poetry Review2110.5
30American Journal of Poetry3010
30Boston Review1810
32Adroit Journal519.5
32Manhattan Review1179.5
32Southern Indiana Review329.5
35Spillway279
35Willow Springs349
37Virginia Quarterly Review368.5
37ZYZZYVA368.5
39Ecotone218
39Field © 348
39Palette Poetry388
42Alice James Books1177.5
42Conduit687.5
42Massachusetts Review277.5
42Orion407.5
42Sugar House Review407.5
42Vallum: Contemporary Poetry407.5
48Prairie Schooner477
49Arroyo Literary Review476.5
50Agni406
50Four Way Review516
50Iowa Review516
50Literary Imagination516
50Ninth Letter496
50Plume516
56American Scholar515.5
56BOA Editions515.5
56Hobart1935.5
56Southeast Review625.5
56The Journal515.5
61Abstract Magazine TV685
61Alaska Quarterly Review405
61Arkansas Review685
61Ashland Poetry Press685
61Bare Life Review685
61Bennington Review685
61Bettering American Poetry685
61BkMk Press5
61Bloomsday Literary5
61Boomerlitmag5
61Boulevard5
61Clover ©685
61Constellations685
61Court Green685
61Fjords Review685
61Foundry685
61Four Way Books685
61Gordon Square Review685
61Grain Magazine5
61Greensboro Review625
61Heart Poems5
61Hole in the Head Review5
61Hopkins Review685
61I-70 Review685
61Iamb5
61Indianapolis Review685
61jubilat ©385
61Kweli Journal685
61Lake Effect405
61Ligeia Magazine685
61LitMag685
61Love’s Executive Order (?)685
61Manoa5
61Moonpie Press685
61Nerve Cowboy685
61New Criterion625
61New Orleans Review685
61Nimrod685
61Pirene’s Fountain 685
61Reed Magazine5
61Rhino685
61Salmagundi685
61Saturnalia Books685
61Seneca Review685
61Shade Journal685
61Sidereal5
61Slipstream5
61St. Bridgid Press5
61Sycamore Review685
61Terminus5
61This Broken Shore (?)685
61Tipton Poetry Journal685
61Tule Review685
61Tupelo Press405
61Turtle Point Press5
61Two Sylvias 685
61Twyckenham Notes685
61Washington Square Review685
61Waxwing Literary Journal685
61Wordtemple Press685
121River Styx624.5
121Tar River1144.5
123Indiana Review1154
124Denver Quarterly1153.5
124Hotel Amerika1173.5
124Hunger Mountain1173.5
124Image1173.5
124Tiger Bark Press1323.5
124Volta683.5
124White Pine Press513.5
131Awl © 1173
131Codex (?) 1243
131Five Points513
131Lana Turner1243
131Little Star1243
131Missouri Review623
131Nepantla (?)513
131Paterson Literary Review1243
131Poetry International1243
131Prelude1243
131Salamander623
131Sixth Finch1243
131Subtropics1243
144Account1322.5
144Assaracus (?)1322.5
144Briar Cliff Review1322.5
144Brick1322.5
144Butcher’s Dog1322.5
144Café Review1322.5
144Cave Wall1322.5
144Crab Orchard Review (?)1322.5
144Dunes Review1322.5
144Fifth Wednesday © 1322.5
144Forklift Ohio (?)1322.5
144Granta1322.5
144Graywolf Press1322.5
144Gulf Coast1322.5
144Harbour Publishing1322.5
144Harvard Review1322.5
144Hawaii Pacific Review682.5
144Ibbetson Street1322.5
144LSU Press1322.5
144Malahat Review1322.5
144Muzzle Magazine1322.5
144Nebraska Poets Calendar © 1322.5
144New Verse News1322.5
144Pilot Light1322.5
144Prism1322.5
144Purple Passion Press682.5
144Quarterly West1322.5
144River Teeth682.5
144Rupture, The (fka The Collagist)1322.5
144Southern Poetry Review1322.5
144Spork1322.5
144Storm Cellar682.5
144Summerset Review1322.5
144TAB-Journal1322.5
144Thrush1322.5
144Treelight Books1322.5
144Water-Stone Review1322.5
144YesYes Books1322.5
182Colorado Review1782
182Common, The1782
182Crazyhorse1322
182Grub Street1782
182MIZNA1782
182Narrative1782
182New South1782
189A Public Space1861.5
189Airlie Press2431.5
189New Letters1861.5
189Persea Books1861.5
189Poet Lore1861.5
189Upstreet1781.5
189Verse Daily1781.5
189World Literature Today1861.5
197Adirondack Review1931
197Bamboo Ridge1
197Bauhan Publshing1931
197Believer1861
197Birdfeast1931
197Broadsided Press1
197Cherry Tree Magazine1
197Columbia Review1931
197Consequence1931
197Cutbank1931
197Delta Poetry Review1931
197Florida Review1
197Gertrude1
197Glass, A Journal of Poetry1931
197Good Life Review1
197Great Weather for Media1931
197Gulf Stream1931
197Halcyone1931
197Heart © 1931
197Hong Kong Review1
197Iron Horse Literary Review1861
197Lake, The1931
197Leon Literary Review1
197Little Patuxent Review1171
197Los Angeles Jewish Journal1931
197Matter1931
197Mercer Univ. Press1931
197New Poetry in Translation1
197North American Review1931
197OmniVerse1931
197Pangyrus1
197Pembroke Magazine1931
197Pinch1931
197Pitt Poetry Series1
197Poetry South1931
197Portland Review1931
197Quarry, The1931
197Radar Poetry1
197Raleigh Review1931
197Roadrunner Review1
197Scablands Books1931
197Sheila-Na-Gig1
197Shenandoah1931
197Sixteen Rivers1
197Split Lip1
197Tahoma Literary Review1931
197Terrain1
197Third Coast1
197Trio House Press1
197Valley Voices1931
197Vox Populi1
197Wordfarm1931
197Zone 31931
250Able Muse2430.5
250Academy of American Poets1930.5
250Autumn House2430.5
250Black Warrior Review2430.5
250Bloom2430.5
250Calyx2430.5
250Cardinal Points2430.5
250Chautauqua2430.5
250Chinquapin Literary Magazine1930.5
250Chiron Review2430.5
250Cimarron Review2430.5
250Cleveland State Univ. Poetry Ctr.1930.5
250Clockhouse2430.5
250Construction (?)2430.5
250Cossack Review (?)1930.5
250Enizagam2430.5
250Epoch2430.5
250Evansville Review (H)2430.5
250Examined Life2430.5
250Exit 72430.5
250Gun Powder Press1930.5
250Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review2430.5
250Jai-Alai (?)2430.5
250Louisiana Literature1930.5
250Make2430.5
250McNeese Review1930.5
250Meadow1930.5
250New Madrid (H)2430.5
250Normal School2430.5
250Offing1930.5
250One Throne (?) 1930.5
250Paris American2430.5
250Pluck2430.5
250Porkbelly Press1930.5
250QWERTY1930.5
250Radius2430.5
250Raritan1930.5
250Rove1930.5
250Rumpus1930.5
250Saranac Review2430.5
250Silk Road2430.5
250Sink Review 2430.5
250Solstice2430.5
250Springhouse1930.5
250Tupelo Quarterly2430.5
250University of Pittsburgh Press1930.5
250Upstairs at Duroc2430.5
250Verse Magazine ©2430.5
250Wave Books2430.5
250Yarn © 1930.5
250Zephyr Press2430.5

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