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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,977

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,465
Literary Agents: 1,194
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 588
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 561
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 169

Genres

  General: 4,400
  Action-Adventure: 93
  Erotica: 61
  Fantasy: 841
  Horror: 542
  Mystery/Crime: 570
  Romance: 345
  Science Fiction: 769
  Suspense/Thriller: 563
  Western: 42
  Open to All/Most Genres: 618
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,363
  Short Story: 2,658
  Novelette: 406
  Novella: 256
  Novel Excerpt: 182
  Story Collection: 321
  Novel: 1,751

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 870
  Semi-Pro: 371
  Token: 106
  Non-paying: 1,951
  Pays royalties: 701

Styles

Open: 4,943
Absurdist: 36
Dark: 155
Experimental: 475
Humorous: 328
Literary: 4,080
Mainstream: 2,364
Minimalist: 32
Pulp: 23
Quirky: 75
Realist: 38
Satirical: 48
Surrealist: 88
Transgressive: 24

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,352
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 7
Children/Family: 18
Film/Television: 11
Folklore/Mythology: 96
Health/Medicine: 62
History: 39
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 32
Literature/Books: 25
Mathematics: 2
Music: 18
Nature/Environment: 96
Performing Arts: 8
Philosophy: 22
Place/Regions: 266
Politics/Political Science: 48
Religion/Spirituality: 120
Science: 17
Seasons/Holidays: 19
Sexuality/Gender: 219
Society/Culture: 304
Sports/Recreation: 12
Style/Beauty: 4
Technology: 10
Travel: 22
Visual Arts: 17
Other: 1,042
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 120
  Electronic Publication: 2,683
  Print Publication: 2,038
  Video Publication: 15

Countries

  United States: 3,695
  United Kingdom: 670
  Canada: 259
  Australia: 101
  International: 56
  Ireland: 38
  India: 34
  New Zealand: 15
  Germany: 10
  Nigeria: 10
  Hong Kong: 8
  Sweden: 7
  Netherlands: 6
  Pakistan: 6
  France: 5
  Singapore: 5
  Japan: 4
  Hungary: 3
  Israel: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  Belgium: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Iran: 2
  Mexico: 2
  Spain: 2
  Austria: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Cyprus: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Guernsey: 1
  Iceland: 1
  Italy: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Norway: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  South Africa: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  Ukraine: 1
  United Arab Emirates: 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 14,910 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.