Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,576

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,490
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 693
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 313
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 69
Literary Agents: 11

Genres

  General: 3,464
  Action-Adventure: 21
  Erotica: 24
  Fantasy: 192
  Horror: 140
  Mystery/Crime: 61
  Romance: 25
  Science Fiction: 176
  Suspense/Thriller: 38
  Western: 10
  Open to All/Most Genres: 255
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 3,003
  Poetry Chapbook: 220
  Poetry Collection: 408

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 624
  Semi-Pro: 448
  Token: 55
  Non-paying: 2,120
  Pays royalties: 428

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,392
Beat poetry: 5
Blank verse: 13
Cinquain: 1
Experimental poetry: 213
Formal verse: 127
Free verse: 176
Ghazal: 3
Haiku (or related): 89
Hybrid form: 131
Invented/Nonce form: 14
Light verse: 16
Limerick: 8
Long poetry: 45
Lyric poetry: 53
Metrical: 28
Narrative poetry: 57
Pantoum: 2
Persona poetry: 5
Prose poetry: 178
Rhyming: 38
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 9
Short poetry: 93
Sonnet: 26
Tanka: 27
Villanelle: 9
Visual poetry: 56
Other form: 26

Styles

Open: 3,545
Absurdist: 24
Dark: 83
Experimental: 501
Humorous: 147
Literary: 3,362
Mainstream: 520
Minimalist: 30
Pulp: 8
Quirky: 48
Realist: 31
Satirical: 34
Surrealist: 68
Transgressive: 31

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,008
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 8
Film/Television: 7
Folklore/Mythology: 53
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 49
History: 18
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 16
Literature/Books: 24
Mathematics: 2
Music: 14
Nature/Environment: 94
Performing Arts: 6
Philosophy: 19
Place/Regions: 249
Politics/Political Science: 64
Religion/Spirituality: 101
Science: 13
Seasons/Holidays: 7
Sexuality/Gender: 145
Society/Culture: 247
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 2
Technology: 10
Travel: 21
Visual Arts: 12
Other: 696
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 62
  Electronic Publication: 2,211
  Print Publication: 2,058
  Video Publication: 29

Countries

  United States: 2,856
  United Kingdom: 266
  Canada: 196
  Australia: 57
  International: 39
  Ireland: 33
  India: 24
  New Zealand: 12
  Singapore: 9
  Hong Kong: 6
  France: 5
  Netherlands: 5
  Germany: 4
  Mexico: 4
  Nigeria: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Iceland: 3
  Israel: 3
  Japan: 3
  Austria: 2
  Bangladesh: 2
  Belize: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Italy: 2
  South Africa: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malawi: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Pakistan: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Spain: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  Trinidad and Tobago: 1
  Virgin Islands (U.S.): 1
  Yemen: 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 11,964 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.