Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,548

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,493
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 673
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 310
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 61
Literary Agents: 11

Genres

  General: 3,440
  Action-Adventure: 23
  Erotica: 23
  Fantasy: 194
  Horror: 140
  Mystery/Crime: 65
  Romance: 25
  Science Fiction: 178
  Suspense/Thriller: 38
  Western: 9
  Open to All/Most Genres: 251
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 2,984
  Poetry Chapbook: 205
  Poetry Collection: 407

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 606
  Semi-Pro: 441
  Token: 50
  Non-paying: 2,123
  Pays royalties: 414

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,366
Ballad: 1
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 13
Cinquain: 1
Dramatic verse: 1
Experimental poetry: 205
Formal verse: 125
Free verse: 178
Ghazal: 3
Haiku (or related): 86
Hybrid form: 131
Invented/Nonce form: 13
Light verse: 16
Limerick: 9
Long poetry: 46
Lyric poetry: 53
Metrical: 28
Narrative poetry: 58
Pantoum: 2
Persona poetry: 4
Prose poetry: 179
Rhyming: 39
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 7
Short poetry: 92
Sonnet: 26
Tanka: 24
Villanelle: 8
Visual poetry: 53
Other form: 25

Styles

Open: 3,517
Absurdist: 24
Dark: 80
Experimental: 499
Humorous: 145
Literary: 3,342
Mainstream: 503
Minimalist: 30
Pulp: 7
Quirky: 48
Realist: 31
Satirical: 34
Surrealist: 74
Transgressive: 32

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,999
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 9
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 50
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 51
History: 17
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 13
Literature/Books: 21
Mathematics: 2
Music: 12
Nature/Environment: 89
Performing Arts: 5
Philosophy: 15
Place/Regions: 247
Politics/Political Science: 66
Religion/Spirituality: 98
Science: 9
Seasons/Holidays: 8
Sexuality/Gender: 150
Society/Culture: 246
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 7
Travel: 18
Visual Arts: 10
Other: 654
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 63
  Electronic Publication: 2,195
  Print Publication: 2,052
  Video Publication: 33

Countries

  United States: 2,833
  United Kingdom: 258
  Canada: 198
  Australia: 59
  International: 38
  Ireland: 35
  India: 28
  New Zealand: 12
  Singapore: 9
  Netherlands: 6
  Hong Kong: 5
  Nigeria: 5
  France: 4
  Germany: 4
  Mexico: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Israel: 3
  Japan: 3
  Austria: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Iceland: 2
  Italy: 2
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Bangladesh: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Pakistan: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  South Africa: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Spain: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  Trinidad and Tobago: 1
  Turkey: 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.


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 11,506 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.