Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,603

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,367
Literary Agents: 957
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 571
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 563
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 145

Genres

  General: 4,040
  Action-Adventure: 98
  Erotica: 75
  Fantasy: 733
  Horror: 448
  Mystery/Crime: 519
  Romance: 292
  Science Fiction: 687
  Suspense/Thriller: 493
  Western: 40
  Open to All/Most Genres: 610
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,099
  Short Story: 2,638
  Novelette: 480
  Novella: 292
  Novel Excerpt: 194
  Story Collection: 295
  Novel: 1,521

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 769
  Semi-Pro: 369
  Token: 102
  Non-paying: 1,957
  Pays royalties: 664

Styles

Open: 4,549
Absurdist: 35
Dark: 164
Experimental: 483
Humorous: 297
Literary: 3,780
Mainstream: 1,979
Minimalist: 40
Pulp: 25
Quirky: 80
Realist: 43
Satirical: 50
Surrealist: 81
Transgressive: 36

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,990
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 18
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 87
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 42
History: 31
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 24
Literature/Books: 18
Mathematics: 2
Music: 12
Nature/Environment: 73
Performing Arts: 5
Philosophy: 15
Place/Regions: 276
Politics/Political Science: 55
Religion/Spirituality: 101
Science: 15
Seasons/Holidays: 14
Sexuality/Gender: 194
Society/Culture: 287
Sports/Recreation: 13
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 14
Travel: 27
Visual Arts: 11
Other: 767
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 102
  Electronic Publication: 2,451
  Print Publication: 2,126
  Video Publication: 26

Countries

  United States: 3,493
  United Kingdom: 548
  Canada: 242
  Australia: 101
  International: 49
  Ireland: 36
  India: 23
  New Zealand: 16
  Netherlands: 9
  Singapore: 8
  Hong Kong: 6
  France: 5
  Nigeria: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Germany: 4
  Mexico: 4
  South Africa: 4
  China: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Italy: 3
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Israel: 2
  Japan: 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
  Malawi: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Taiwan: 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.