An Important Announcement
We are excited to announce the introduction of an entirely new category: Literary Agents!
All Literary Agent features will be in BETA testing phase for the next few months.

Our Listings By the Numbers

6,692

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


Categories

  Fiction: 4,184
  Nonfiction: 4,279
  Poetry: 3,535
  Visual Art: 1,355

Media

  Audio Publication: 126
  Electronic Publication: 4,071
  Print Publication: 3,922
  Video Publication: 44

Countries

  United States: 4,746
  United Kingdom: 839
  Canada: 363
  International: 353
  Australia: 127
  Ireland: 51
  India: 34
  New Zealand: 20
  Netherlands: 11
  South Africa: 11
  Singapore: 10
  Hong Kong: 8
  Germany: 7
  Japan: 7
  Spain: 7
  France: 6
  Israel: 6
  Italy: 6
  Nigeria: 6
  Denmark: 5
  Mexico: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Austria: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Norway: 3
  Pakistan: 3
  Romania: 3
  Belgium: 2
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2
  China: 2
  Croatia: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Greece: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  Philippines: 2
  Poland: 2
  Turkey: 2
  Afghanistan: 1
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Bhutan: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Colombia: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Estonia: 1
  Finland: 1
  Ghana: 1
  Hungary: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Kuwait: 1
  Lithuania: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  Slovenia: 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.

Genres

  General: 3,603
  Action-Adventure: 87
  Erotica: 78
  Fantasy: 651
  Horror: 429
  Mystery/Crime: 417
  Romance: 221
  Science Fiction: 627
  Suspense/Thriller: 363
  Western: 46
  Open to All/Most Genres: 540
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 746
  Semi-Pro: 379
  Token: 108
  Non-paying: 1,955
  Pays royalties: 656

Types/Lengths

  Flash Fiction: 2,064
  Short Story: 2,613
  Novelette: 489
  Novella: 303
  Novel Excerpt: 187
  Story Collection: 271
  Novel: 560

Writing Styles

Open: 4,133
Absurdist: 35
Dark: 165
Experimental: 478
Humorous: 288
Literary: 3,403
Mainstream: 1,599
Minimalist: 43
Pulp: 28
Quirky: 73
Realist: 39
Satirical: 48
Surrealist: 94
Transgressive: 44

Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,366
Literary Agents and Agencies: 565
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 553
Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 552
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 147

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,561
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 14
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 81
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 38
History: 25
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 19
Literature/Books: 16
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 67
Performing Arts: 4
Philosophy: 10
Place/Regions: 252
Politics/Political Science: 52
Religion/Spirituality: 90
Science: 15
Seasons/Holidays: 10
Sexuality/Gender: 167
Society/Culture: 254
Sports/Recreation: 11
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 11
Travel: 26
Visual Arts: 12
Other: 722
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.


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 10,771 other markets that are now closed, defunct, or disqualified.