Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,697

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,314
Literary Agents: 1,074
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 577
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 562
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 170

Genres

  General: 4,119
  Action-Adventure: 95
  Erotica: 66
  Fantasy: 792
  Horror: 465
  Mystery/Crime: 534
  Romance: 306
  Science Fiction: 715
  Suspense/Thriller: 509
  Western: 37
  Open to All/Most Genres: 608
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,118
  Short Story: 2,590
  Novelette: 452
  Novella: 290
  Novel Excerpt: 191
  Story Collection: 312
  Novel: 1,636

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 774
  Semi-Pro: 377
  Token: 104
  Non-paying: 1,905
  Pays royalties: 690

Styles

Open: 4,642
Absurdist: 34
Dark: 152
Experimental: 450
Humorous: 303
Literary: 3,819
Mainstream: 2,129
Minimalist: 41
Pulp: 28
Quirky: 82
Realist: 40
Satirical: 46
Surrealist: 79
Transgressive: 32

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,052
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 2
Children/Family: 14
Film/Television: 9
Folklore/Mythology: 101
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 46
History: 35
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 33
Literature/Books: 19
Mathematics: 2
Music: 14
Nature/Environment: 88
Performing Arts: 8
Philosophy: 16
Place/Regions: 271
Politics/Political Science: 52
Religion/Spirituality: 114
Science: 17
Seasons/Holidays: 17
Sexuality/Gender: 188
Society/Culture: 276
Sports/Recreation: 15
Style/Beauty: 2
Technology: 11
Travel: 27
Visual Arts: 13
Other: 849
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 104
  Electronic Publication: 2,443
  Print Publication: 2,117
  Video Publication: 20

Countries

  United States: 3,545
  United Kingdom: 582
  Canada: 253
  Australia: 103
  International: 42
  Ireland: 33
  India: 28
  New Zealand: 18
  Singapore: 8
  France: 7
  Hong Kong: 7
  Germany: 6
  Netherlands: 6
  Sweden: 5
  Mexico: 4
  Nigeria: 4
  Iceland: 3
  Italy: 3
  South Korea: 3
  Spain: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Israel: 2
  Japan: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  South Africa: 2
  Argentina: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malawi: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  Ukraine: 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 12,680 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.