Our Listings By the Numbers

6,108

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


Categories

  Fiction: 3,624
  Nonfiction: 3,751
  Poetry: 3,526
  Visual Art: 1,338

Media

  Audio Publication: 120
  Electronic Publication: 4,071
  Print Publication: 3,918
  Video Publication: 42

Countries

  United States: 4,458
  United Kingdom: 594
  International: 363
  Canada: 314
  Australia: 111
  Ireland: 48
  India: 37
  New Zealand: 18
  South Africa: 12
  Netherlands: 10
  Hong Kong: 8
  Singapore: 8
  Germany: 7
  France: 6
  Israel: 6
  Japan: 6
  Nigeria: 6
  Spain: 6
  Italy: 5
  Mexico: 5
  Pakistan: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Denmark: 4
  Austria: 3
  Norway: 3
  Romania: 3
  Belgium: 2
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2
  China: 2
  Croatia: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Iceland: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  Philippines: 2
  Poland: 2
  Slovakia: 2
  Turkey: 2
  Afghanistan: 1
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Bhutan: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Colombia: 1
  Estonia: 1
  Ghana: 1
  Greece: 1
  Hungary: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Jersey: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Kuwait: 1
  Lithuania: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Slovenia: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Trinidad and Tobago: 1
  Virgin Islands (British): 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: 3,051
  Action-Adventure: 81
  Erotica: 74
  Fantasy: 555
  Horror: 378
  Mystery/Crime: 242
  Romance: 164
  Science Fiction: 544
  Suspense/Thriller: 165
  Western: 45
  Open to All/Most Genres: 455
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 732
  Semi-Pro: 368
  Token: 111
  Non-paying: 1,977
  Pays royalties: 653

Types/Lengths

  Flash Fiction: 2,028
  Short Story: 2,609
  Novelette: 484
  Novella: 304
  Novel Excerpt: 182
  Story Collection: 264
  Novel: 572

Writing Styles

Open: 3,568
Absurdist: 38
Dark: 144
Experimental: 471
Humorous: 244
Literary: 2,904
Mainstream: 1,108
Minimalist: 39
Pulp: 32
Quirky: 68
Realist: 39
Satirical: 49
Surrealist: 94
Transgressive: 43

Project Types

Journal, Magazine, or Online Publication: 2,381
Press, Imprint, or Press Series: 548
Competition, Prize, or Contest: 540
Anthology or Anthology Series: 144

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,986
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 4
Children/Family: 9
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 73
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 37
History: 20
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 17
Literature/Books: 18
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 60
Performing Arts: 4
Philosophy: 11
Place/Regions: 241
Politics/Political Science: 48
Religion/Spirituality: 89
Science: 13
Seasons/Holidays: 10
Sexuality/Gender: 152
Society/Culture: 223
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 10
Travel: 25
Visual Arts: 11
Other: 696
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 10,427 other markets that are now closed, defunct, or disqualified.