Our Listings By the Numbers

7,035

That's the number of current* markets that we list!
They break down as follows:


Categories

  Fiction: 4,506
  Nonfiction: 4,583
  Poetry: 3,518
  Visual Art: 1,379

Media

  Audio Publication: 120
  Electronic Publication: 4,073
  Print Publication: 3,883
  Video Publication: 39

Countries

  United States: 5,100
  United Kingdom: 830
  Canada: 356
  International: 353
  Australia: 130
  Ireland: 53
  India: 32
  New Zealand: 21
  Netherlands: 11
  South Africa: 11
  Singapore: 10
  Germany: 8
  Hong Kong: 8
  Japan: 7
  France: 6
  Israel: 5
  Italy: 5
  Mexico: 5
  Spain: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Denmark: 4
  Austria: 3
  Greece: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Nigeria: 3
  Norway: 3
  Pakistan: 3
  Romania: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Croatia: 2
  Finland: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Philippines: 2
  Poland: 2
  Turkey: 2
  Afghanistan: 1
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Belgium: 1
  Bhutan: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Colombia: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Estonia: 1
  Ghana: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kuwait: 1
  Lithuania: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  Slovenia: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  Trinidad and Tobago: 1
  Virgin Islands (U.S.): 1
Note: We only list markets that accept submissions in English.
Also, unless otherwise noted, the markets listed with us accept international submissions.

Genres

  General: 3,411
  Action-Adventure: 24
  Erotica: 23
  Fantasy: 187
  Horror: 129
  Mystery/Crime: 60
  Romance: 24
  Science Fiction: 169
  Suspense/Thriller: 36
  Western: 7
  Open to All/Most Genres: 235
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 597
  Semi-Pro: 431
  Token: 46
  Non-paying: 2,118
  Pays royalties: 407

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,338
Ballad: 1
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 12
Cinquain: 2
Dramatic verse: 1
Experimental poetry: 205
Formal verse: 127
Free verse: 184
Ghazal: 4
Haiku (or related): 85
Hybrid form: 130
Invented/Nonce form: 15
Light verse: 16
Limerick: 9
Long poetry: 48
Lyric poetry: 54
Metrical: 28
Narrative poetry: 61
Pantoum: 3
Persona poetry: 4
Prose poetry: 178
Rhyming: 38
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 7
Short poetry: 94
Sonnet: 26
Tanka: 24
Villanelle: 10
Visual poetry: 56
Other form: 25

Types/Lengths

  Poem: 2,961
  Poetry Chapbook: 202
  Poetry Collection: 393

Writing Styles

Open: 3,481
Absurdist: 25
Dark: 77
Experimental: 495
Humorous: 147
Literary: 3,314
Mainstream: 482
Minimalist: 30
Pulp: 8
Quirky: 49
Realist: 32
Satirical: 36
Surrealist: 82
Transgressive: 34

Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,483
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 660
Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 304
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 60
Literary Agents: 11

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,961
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 6
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 49
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 49
History: 18
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 13
Literature/Books: 22
Mathematics: 2
Music: 12
Nature/Environment: 87
Performing Arts: 5
Philosophy: 14
Place/Regions: 241
Politics/Political Science: 67
Religion/Spirituality: 99
Science: 9
Seasons/Holidays: 7
Sexuality/Gender: 148
Society/Culture: 246
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 7
Travel: 18
Visual Arts: 10
Other: 639
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.


See our Glossary for more information about our terms & definitions.

Note: Some markets will fall under multiple categories in the lists above.

* These numbers only include active markets; that is, markets that are still actively publishing and/or accepting submissions. We have also listed 11,324 other markets that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.