Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,690

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,328
Literary Agents: 1,057
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 583
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 558
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 164

Genres

  General: 4,116
  Action-Adventure: 94
  Erotica: 66
  Fantasy: 775
  Horror: 461
  Mystery/Crime: 530
  Romance: 304
  Science Fiction: 701
  Suspense/Thriller: 513
  Western: 39
  Open to All/Most Genres: 622
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,110
  Short Story: 2,594
  Novelette: 461
  Novella: 281
  Novel Excerpt: 190
  Story Collection: 318
  Novel: 1,622

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 764
  Semi-Pro: 390
  Token: 106
  Non-paying: 1,917
  Pays royalties: 688

Styles

Open: 4,635
Absurdist: 35
Dark: 154
Experimental: 455
Humorous: 310
Literary: 3,824
Mainstream: 2,113
Minimalist: 41
Pulp: 28
Quirky: 87
Realist: 44
Satirical: 50
Surrealist: 79
Transgressive: 32

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,050
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 1
Children/Family: 14
Film/Television: 10
Folklore/Mythology: 93
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 43
History: 32
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 32
Literature/Books: 21
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 87
Performing Arts: 8
Philosophy: 15
Place/Regions: 270
Politics/Political Science: 51
Religion/Spirituality: 106
Science: 17
Seasons/Holidays: 16
Sexuality/Gender: 193
Society/Culture: 275
Sports/Recreation: 13
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 10
Travel: 25
Visual Arts: 13
Other: 831
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 103
  Electronic Publication: 2,464
  Print Publication: 2,110
  Video Publication: 22

Countries

  United States: 3,546
  United Kingdom: 581
  Canada: 249
  Australia: 99
  International: 44
  Ireland: 32
  India: 28
  New Zealand: 17
  Singapore: 8
  France: 7
  Netherlands: 7
  Hong Kong: 6
  Sweden: 5
  Germany: 4
  Mexico: 4
  Nigeria: 4
  Greece: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Italy: 3
  South Korea: 3
  Spain: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Israel: 2
  Japan: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  Portugal: 2
  South Africa: 2
  Argentina: 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
  Nicaragua: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Romania: 1
  Taiwan: 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.


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 12,439 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.