An Important Announcement
We are excited to announce the introduction of an entirely new category: Literary Agents!
All Literary Agent features will be in BETA testing phase for the next few months.

Our Listings By the Numbers

6,692

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


Categories

  Fiction: 4,184
  Nonfiction: 4,279
  Poetry: 3,535
  Visual Art: 1,355

Media

  Audio Publication: 126
  Electronic Publication: 4,071
  Print Publication: 3,922
  Video Publication: 44

Countries

  United States: 4,746
  United Kingdom: 839
  Canada: 363
  International: 353
  Australia: 127
  Ireland: 51
  India: 34
  New Zealand: 20
  Netherlands: 11
  South Africa: 11
  Singapore: 10
  Hong Kong: 8
  Germany: 7
  Japan: 7
  Spain: 7
  France: 6
  Israel: 6
  Italy: 6
  Nigeria: 6
  Denmark: 5
  Mexico: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Austria: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Norway: 3
  Pakistan: 3
  Romania: 3
  Belgium: 2
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2
  China: 2
  Croatia: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Greece: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  Philippines: 2
  Poland: 2
  Turkey: 2
  Afghanistan: 1
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Bhutan: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Colombia: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Estonia: 1
  Finland: 1
  Ghana: 1
  Hungary: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Kuwait: 1
  Lithuania: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  Slovenia: 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: 3,424
  Action-Adventure: 27
  Erotica: 23
  Fantasy: 197
  Horror: 138
  Mystery/Crime: 60
  Romance: 23
  Science Fiction: 181
  Suspense/Thriller: 35
  Western: 10
  Open to All/Most Genres: 236
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 586
  Semi-Pro: 436
  Token: 52
  Non-paying: 2,144
  Pays royalties: 390

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,355
Ballad: 3
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 13
Cinquain: 3
Dramatic verse: 3
Experimental poetry: 203
Formal verse: 141
Free verse: 198
Ghazal: 5
Haiku (or related): 89
Hybrid form: 135
Invented/Nonce form: 15
Light verse: 17
Limerick: 10
Long poetry: 47
Lyric poetry: 59
Metrical: 30
Narrative poetry: 68
Pantoum: 3
Persona poetry: 4
Prose poetry: 176
Rhyming: 38
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 7
Short poetry: 95
Sonnet: 30
Tanka: 28
Villanelle: 8
Visual poetry: 60
Other form: 27

Types/Lengths

  Poem: 2,988
  Poetry Chapbook: 209
  Poetry Collection: 388

Writing Styles

Open: 3,497
Absurdist: 27
Dark: 83
Experimental: 493
Humorous: 157
Literary: 3,310
Mainstream: 479
Minimalist: 30
Pulp: 7
Quirky: 52
Realist: 32
Satirical: 36
Surrealist: 88
Transgressive: 36

Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,503
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 657
Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 299
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 68
Literary Agents and Agencies: 7

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,970
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 4
Children/Family: 6
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 48
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 47
History: 17
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 11
Literature/Books: 20
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 82
Performing Arts: 4
Philosophy: 12
Place/Regions: 242
Politics/Political Science: 67
Religion/Spirituality: 96
Science: 10
Seasons/Holidays: 7
Sexuality/Gender: 143
Society/Culture: 247
Sports/Recreation: 6
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 7
Travel: 18
Visual Arts: 13
Other: 626
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 10,771 other markets that are now closed, defunct, or disqualified.