Our Listings By the Numbers

7,047

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


Categories

  Fiction: 4,494
  Nonfiction: 4,579
  Poetry: 3,540
  Visual Art: 1,363

Media

  Audio Publication: 121
  Electronic Publication: 4,089
  Print Publication: 3,920
  Video Publication: 41

Countries

  United States: 5,072
  United Kingdom: 860
  Canada: 362
  International: 353
  Australia: 131
  Ireland: 54
  India: 32
  New Zealand: 21
  Netherlands: 13
  South Africa: 11
  Singapore: 10
  Hong Kong: 8
  France: 7
  Germany: 7
  Japan: 7
  Spain: 6
  Israel: 5
  Italy: 5
  Mexico: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Denmark: 4
  Austria: 3
  Greece: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Nigeria: 3
  Norway: 3
  Pakistan: 3
  Romania: 3
  China: 2
  Croatia: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Philippines: 2
  Poland: 2
  Turkey: 2
  Afghanistan: 1
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Belgium: 1
  Bhutan: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Colombia: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Estonia: 1
  Finland: 1
  Ghana: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Kuwait: 1
  Lithuania: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  Slovenia: 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: 3,431
  Action-Adventure: 25
  Erotica: 22
  Fantasy: 189
  Horror: 130
  Mystery/Crime: 60
  Romance: 25
  Science Fiction: 172
  Suspense/Thriller: 34
  Western: 8
  Open to All/Most Genres: 234
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 600
  Semi-Pro: 432
  Token: 50
  Non-paying: 2,131
  Pays royalties: 403

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,362
Ballad: 2
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 12
Cinquain: 3
Dramatic verse: 3
Experimental poetry: 208
Formal verse: 134
Free verse: 190
Ghazal: 4
Haiku (or related): 86
Hybrid form: 131
Invented/Nonce form: 15
Light verse: 17
Limerick: 9
Long poetry: 49
Lyric poetry: 57
Metrical: 28
Narrative poetry: 64
Pantoum: 3
Persona poetry: 4
Prose poetry: 177
Rhyming: 38
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 7
Short poetry: 93
Sonnet: 27
Tanka: 25
Villanelle: 9
Visual poetry: 58
Other form: 27

Types/Lengths

  Poem: 2,983
  Poetry Chapbook: 206
  Poetry Collection: 390

Writing Styles

Open: 3,501
Absurdist: 25
Dark: 77
Experimental: 493
Humorous: 152
Literary: 3,328
Mainstream: 475
Minimalist: 30
Pulp: 7
Quirky: 50
Realist: 31
Satirical: 34
Surrealist: 84
Transgressive: 34

Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,496
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 667
Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 304
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 63
Literary Agents and Agencies: 10

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,977
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 4
Children/Family: 6
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 45
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 46
History: 18
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 12
Literature/Books: 24
Mathematics: 2
Music: 12
Nature/Environment: 84
Performing Arts: 4
Philosophy: 13
Place/Regions: 238
Politics/Political Science: 66
Religion/Spirituality: 97
Science: 10
Seasons/Holidays: 6
Sexuality/Gender: 145
Society/Culture: 248
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 7
Travel: 18
Visual Arts: 11
Other: 635
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 11,072 other markets that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.