Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,713

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,352
Literary Agents: 1,049
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 584
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 557
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 171

Genres

  General: 4,128
  Action-Adventure: 93
  Erotica: 70
  Fantasy: 782
  Horror: 464
  Mystery/Crime: 530
  Romance: 305
  Science Fiction: 710
  Suspense/Thriller: 512
  Western: 40
  Open to All/Most Genres: 623
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,132
  Short Story: 2,620
  Novelette: 461
  Novella: 282
  Novel Excerpt: 189
  Story Collection: 315
  Novel: 1,616

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 766
  Semi-Pro: 397
  Token: 106
  Non-paying: 1,938
  Pays royalties: 690

Styles

Open: 4,659
Absurdist: 36
Dark: 157
Experimental: 469
Humorous: 309
Literary: 3,839
Mainstream: 2,110
Minimalist: 42
Pulp: 29
Quirky: 84
Realist: 43
Satirical: 52
Surrealist: 79
Transgressive: 35

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,062
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 16
Film/Television: 10
Folklore/Mythology: 95
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 40
History: 32
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 33
Literature/Books: 22
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 85
Performing Arts: 7
Philosophy: 15
Place/Regions: 274
Politics/Political Science: 49
Religion/Spirituality: 105
Science: 18
Seasons/Holidays: 15
Sexuality/Gender: 191
Society/Culture: 276
Sports/Recreation: 12
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 13
Travel: 26
Visual Arts: 13
Other: 844
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 102
  Electronic Publication: 2,480
  Print Publication: 2,130
  Video Publication: 23

Countries

  United States: 3,572
  United Kingdom: 575
  Canada: 251
  Australia: 102
  International: 46
  Ireland: 32
  India: 24
  New Zealand: 16
  Singapore: 8
  Netherlands: 7
  France: 6
  Hong Kong: 6
  Germany: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Mexico: 4
  Nigeria: 4
  Greece: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Italy: 3
  South Korea: 3
  Spain: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Israel: 2
  Japan: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  South Africa: 2
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malawi: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Pakistan: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Taiwan: 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 12,293 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.