Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,552

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,500
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 668
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 309
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 64
Literary Agents: 11

Genres

  General: 3,444
  Action-Adventure: 23
  Erotica: 25
  Fantasy: 186
  Horror: 137
  Mystery/Crime: 64
  Romance: 25
  Science Fiction: 172
  Suspense/Thriller: 39
  Western: 9
  Open to All/Most Genres: 255
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 2,991
  Poetry Chapbook: 209
  Poetry Collection: 404

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 612
  Semi-Pro: 431
  Token: 52
  Non-paying: 2,132
  Pays royalties: 415

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,370
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 13
Cinquain: 1
Dramatic verse: 1
Experimental poetry: 206
Formal verse: 125
Free verse: 178
Ghazal: 3
Haiku (or related): 83
Hybrid form: 135
Invented/Nonce form: 14
Light verse: 16
Limerick: 9
Long poetry: 43
Lyric poetry: 53
Metrical: 27
Narrative poetry: 55
Pantoum: 2
Persona poetry: 4
Prose poetry: 172
Rhyming: 38
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 8
Short poetry: 90
Sonnet: 25
Tanka: 24
Villanelle: 8
Visual poetry: 54
Other form: 26

Styles

Open: 3,522
Absurdist: 24
Dark: 81
Experimental: 501
Humorous: 145
Literary: 3,344
Mainstream: 511
Minimalist: 29
Pulp: 7
Quirky: 47
Realist: 31
Satirical: 33
Surrealist: 70
Transgressive: 30

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,003
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 9
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 51
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 50
History: 17
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 13
Literature/Books: 22
Mathematics: 2
Music: 12
Nature/Environment: 89
Performing Arts: 5
Philosophy: 17
Place/Regions: 250
Politics/Political Science: 68
Religion/Spirituality: 103
Science: 10
Seasons/Holidays: 7
Sexuality/Gender: 150
Society/Culture: 249
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 8
Travel: 19
Visual Arts: 10
Other: 666
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 62
  Electronic Publication: 2,204
  Print Publication: 2,050
  Video Publication: 29

Countries

  United States: 2,841
  United Kingdom: 260
  Canada: 192
  Australia: 59
  International: 39
  Ireland: 34
  India: 24
  New Zealand: 12
  Singapore: 9
  Hong Kong: 6
  Netherlands: 6
  France: 5
  Nigeria: 5
  Germany: 4
  Mexico: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Iceland: 3
  Israel: 3
  Japan: 3
  Austria: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Italy: 2
  South Africa: 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
  Malawi: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Pakistan: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Spain: 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.


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 11,712 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.