Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,589

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,371
Literary Agents: 947
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 576
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 557
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 138

Genres

  General: 4,019
  Action-Adventure: 100
  Erotica: 75
  Fantasy: 734
  Horror: 455
  Mystery/Crime: 520
  Romance: 289
  Science Fiction: 689
  Suspense/Thriller: 491
  Western: 43
  Open to All/Most Genres: 609
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,093
  Short Story: 2,633
  Novelette: 489
  Novella: 289
  Novel Excerpt: 189
  Story Collection: 289
  Novel: 1,509

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 775
  Semi-Pro: 376
  Token: 100
  Non-paying: 1,948
  Pays royalties: 666

Styles

Open: 4,536
Absurdist: 35
Dark: 171
Experimental: 482
Humorous: 301
Literary: 3,775
Mainstream: 1,959
Minimalist: 42
Pulp: 26
Quirky: 81
Realist: 43
Satirical: 53
Surrealist: 85
Transgressive: 39

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,983
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 4
Children/Family: 17
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 85
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 44
History: 33
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 22
Literature/Books: 17
Mathematics: 2
Music: 12
Nature/Environment: 75
Performing Arts: 5
Philosophy: 13
Place/Regions: 271
Politics/Political Science: 52
Religion/Spirituality: 97
Science: 15
Seasons/Holidays: 13
Sexuality/Gender: 197
Society/Culture: 281
Sports/Recreation: 12
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 13
Travel: 26
Visual Arts: 9
Other: 752
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 105
  Electronic Publication: 2,448
  Print Publication: 2,124
  Video Publication: 28

Countries

  United States: 3,486
  United Kingdom: 546
  Canada: 244
  Australia: 95
  International: 50
  Ireland: 36
  India: 25
  New Zealand: 15
  Netherlands: 8
  Singapore: 8
  Hong Kong: 6
  Nigeria: 5
  Sweden: 5
  France: 4
  Germany: 4
  Mexico: 4
  China: 3
  Italy: 3
  Japan: 3
  South Africa: 3
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Iceland: 2
  Israel: 2
  Pakistan: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Spain: 2
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Bangladesh: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  Turkey: 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 11,506 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.