Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,523

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,460
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 675
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 303
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 73
Literary Agents: 12

Genres

  General: 3,414
  Action-Adventure: 21
  Erotica: 25
  Fantasy: 193
  Horror: 137
  Mystery/Crime: 60
  Romance: 19
  Science Fiction: 177
  Suspense/Thriller: 38
  Western: 10
  Open to All/Most Genres: 245
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 2,958
  Poetry Chapbook: 219
  Poetry Collection: 400

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 607
  Semi-Pro: 448
  Token: 54
  Non-paying: 2,087
  Pays royalties: 427

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,340
Beat poetry: 5
Blank verse: 13
Cinquain: 1
Experimental poetry: 207
Formal verse: 125
Free verse: 172
Ghazal: 2
Haiku (or related): 85
Hybrid form: 129
Invented/Nonce form: 14
Light verse: 15
Limerick: 8
Long poetry: 43
Lyric poetry: 52
Metrical: 28
Narrative poetry: 56
Pantoum: 2
Persona poetry: 5
Prose poetry: 181
Rhyming: 38
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 9
Short poetry: 91
Sonnet: 25
Tanka: 26
Villanelle: 9
Visual poetry: 53
Other form: 24

Styles

Open: 3,496
Absurdist: 24
Dark: 78
Experimental: 479
Humorous: 147
Literary: 3,312
Mainstream: 523
Minimalist: 31
Pulp: 8
Quirky: 46
Realist: 31
Satirical: 32
Surrealist: 71
Transgressive: 29

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,963
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 7
Film/Television: 7
Folklore/Mythology: 53
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 47
History: 18
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 21
Literature/Books: 24
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 97
Performing Arts: 7
Philosophy: 18
Place/Regions: 237
Politics/Political Science: 62
Religion/Spirituality: 101
Science: 13
Seasons/Holidays: 9
Sexuality/Gender: 145
Society/Culture: 236
Sports/Recreation: 6
Style/Beauty: 2
Technology: 9
Travel: 19
Visual Arts: 13
Other: 706
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 57
  Electronic Publication: 2,182
  Print Publication: 2,017
  Video Publication: 26

Countries

  United States: 2,824
  United Kingdom: 256
  Canada: 188
  Australia: 53
  International: 37
  Ireland: 34
  India: 26
  New Zealand: 11
  Singapore: 9
  France: 6
  Hong Kong: 6
  Netherlands: 5
  Germany: 4
  Mexico: 4
  Nigeria: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Bangladesh: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Israel: 3
  Japan: 3
  Austria: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Italy: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  Portugal: 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
  Mauritius: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Philippines: 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 12,293 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.