Our Listings By the Numbers

7,035

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


Categories

  Fiction: 4,506
  Nonfiction: 4,583
  Poetry: 3,518
  Visual Art: 1,379

Media

  Audio Publication: 120
  Electronic Publication: 4,073
  Print Publication: 3,883
  Video Publication: 39

Countries

  United States: 5,100
  United Kingdom: 830
  Canada: 356
  International: 353
  Australia: 130
  Ireland: 53
  India: 32
  New Zealand: 21
  Netherlands: 11
  South Africa: 11
  Singapore: 10
  Germany: 8
  Hong Kong: 8
  Japan: 7
  France: 6
  Israel: 5
  Italy: 5
  Mexico: 5
  Spain: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Denmark: 4
  Austria: 3
  Greece: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Nigeria: 3
  Norway: 3
  Pakistan: 3
  Romania: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Croatia: 2
  Finland: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Philippines: 2
  Poland: 2
  Turkey: 2
  Afghanistan: 1
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Belgium: 1
  Bhutan: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Colombia: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Estonia: 1
  Ghana: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kuwait: 1
  Lithuania: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  Slovenia: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Taiwan: 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: 3,935
  Action-Adventure: 96
  Erotica: 75
  Fantasy: 721
  Horror: 437
  Mystery/Crime: 504
  Romance: 273
  Science Fiction: 674
  Suspense/Thriller: 475
  Western: 44
  Open to All/Most Genres: 589
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 769
  Semi-Pro: 366
  Token: 102
  Non-paying: 1,934
  Pays royalties: 663

Types/Lengths

  Flash Fiction: 2,073
  Short Story: 2,591
  Novelette: 481
  Novella: 283
  Novel Excerpt: 190
  Story Collection: 274
  Novel: 555

Writing Styles

Open: 4,457
Absurdist: 35
Dark: 163
Experimental: 480
Humorous: 299
Literary: 3,712
Mainstream: 1,900
Minimalist: 43
Pulp: 27
Quirky: 79
Realist: 43
Satirical: 55
Surrealist: 89
Transgressive: 42

Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,347
Literary Agents: 902
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 572
Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 553
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 132

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,907
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 4
Children/Family: 16
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 86
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 40
History: 31
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 22
Literature/Books: 16
Mathematics: 2
Music: 12
Nature/Environment: 72
Performing Arts: 5
Philosophy: 12
Place/Regions: 264
Politics/Political Science: 52
Religion/Spirituality: 98
Science: 15
Seasons/Holidays: 9
Sexuality/Gender: 183
Society/Culture: 275
Sports/Recreation: 12
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 13
Travel: 26
Visual Arts: 9
Other: 732
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 11,324 other markets that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.