Our Listings By the Numbers

6,108

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


Categories

  Fiction: 3,624
  Nonfiction: 3,751
  Poetry: 3,526
  Visual Art: 1,338

Media

  Audio Publication: 120
  Electronic Publication: 4,071
  Print Publication: 3,918
  Video Publication: 42

Countries

  United States: 4,458
  United Kingdom: 594
  International: 363
  Canada: 314
  Australia: 111
  Ireland: 48
  India: 37
  New Zealand: 18
  South Africa: 12
  Netherlands: 10
  Hong Kong: 8
  Singapore: 8
  Germany: 7
  France: 6
  Israel: 6
  Japan: 6
  Nigeria: 6
  Spain: 6
  Italy: 5
  Mexico: 5
  Pakistan: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Denmark: 4
  Austria: 3
  Norway: 3
  Romania: 3
  Belgium: 2
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2
  China: 2
  Croatia: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Iceland: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  Philippines: 2
  Poland: 2
  Slovakia: 2
  Turkey: 2
  Afghanistan: 1
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Bhutan: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Colombia: 1
  Estonia: 1
  Ghana: 1
  Greece: 1
  Hungary: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Jersey: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Kuwait: 1
  Lithuania: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Slovenia: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Trinidad and Tobago: 1
  Virgin Islands (British): 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: 3,416
  Action-Adventure: 27
  Erotica: 24
  Fantasy: 196
  Horror: 134
  Mystery/Crime: 57
  Romance: 24
  Science Fiction: 182
  Suspense/Thriller: 35
  Western: 10
  Open to All/Most Genres: 237
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 579
  Semi-Pro: 422
  Token: 54
  Non-paying: 2,165
  Pays royalties: 383

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,339
Ballad: 4
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 14
Cinquain: 3
Dramatic verse: 3
Experimental poetry: 192
Formal verse: 144
Free verse: 198
Ghazal: 6
Haiku (or related): 88
Hybrid form: 127
Invented/Nonce form: 16
Light verse: 18
Limerick: 10
Long poetry: 45
Lyric poetry: 57
Metrical: 32
Narrative poetry: 69
Pantoum: 4
Persona poetry: 4
Prose poetry: 180
Rhyming: 38
Rondeau: 2
Sestina: 9
Short poetry: 92
Sonnet: 31
Tanka: 27
Villanelle: 9
Visual poetry: 56
Other form: 28

Types/Lengths

  Poem: 2,987
  Poetry Chapbook: 204
  Poetry Collection: 386

Writing Styles

Open: 3,490
Absurdist: 28
Dark: 77
Experimental: 490
Humorous: 158
Literary: 3,298
Mainstream: 475
Minimalist: 29
Pulp: 7
Quirky: 51
Realist: 33
Satirical: 37
Surrealist: 87
Transgressive: 36

Project Types

Journal, Magazine, or Online Publication: 2,514
Competition, Prize, or Contest: 656
Press, Imprint, or Press Series: 292
Anthology or Anthology Series: 64

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,949
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 5
Children/Family: 8
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 50
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 47
History: 18
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 13
Literature/Books: 22
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 82
Performing Arts: 4
Philosophy: 13
Place/Regions: 241
Politics/Political Science: 65
Religion/Spirituality: 100
Science: 8
Seasons/Holidays: 8
Sexuality/Gender: 143
Society/Culture: 244
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 5
Travel: 16
Visual Arts: 15
Other: 605
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 10,427 other markets that are now closed, defunct, or disqualified.