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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

Show data for: All Listings | Fiction Listings | Poetry Listings | Nonfiction Listings | Visual Art Listings

4,823

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,377
Literary Agents: 1,181
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 578
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 527
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 160

Genres

  General: 4,280
  Action-Adventure: 98
  Erotica: 62
  Fantasy: 812
  Horror: 496
  Mystery/Crime: 555
  Romance: 338
  Science Fiction: 752
  Suspense/Thriller: 544
  Western: 38
  Open to All/Most Genres: 618
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,230
  Short Story: 2,590
  Novelette: 421
  Novella: 269
  Novel Excerpt: 180
  Story Collection: 311
  Novel: 1,716

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 819
  Semi-Pro: 345
  Token: 95
  Non-paying: 1,946
  Pays royalties: 657

Styles

Open: 4,788
Absurdist: 36
Dark: 155
Experimental: 470
Humorous: 319
Literary: 3,971
Mainstream: 2,295
Minimalist: 36
Pulp: 27
Quirky: 81
Realist: 42
Satirical: 49
Surrealist: 80
Transgressive: 29

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,191
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 6
Children/Family: 19
Film/Television: 10
Folklore/Mythology: 111
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 64
History: 42
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 33
Literature/Books: 22
Mathematics: 2
Music: 16
Nature/Environment: 96
Performing Arts: 7
Philosophy: 18
Place/Regions: 265
Politics/Political Science: 51
Religion/Spirituality: 111
Science: 14
Seasons/Holidays: 14
Sexuality/Gender: 210
Society/Culture: 297
Sports/Recreation: 14
Style/Beauty: 2
Technology: 12
Travel: 25
Visual Arts: 15
Other: 939
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 105
  Electronic Publication: 2,527
  Print Publication: 2,013
  Video Publication: 19

Countries

  United States: 3,604
  United Kingdom: 622
  Canada: 257
  Australia: 107
  International: 45
  India: 33
  Ireland: 33
  New Zealand: 19
  Germany: 13
  France: 8
  Nigeria: 7
  Hong Kong: 6
  Netherlands: 6
  Singapore: 5
  Pakistan: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Hungary: 3
  Japan: 3
  Mexico: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  Belgium: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Iran: 2
  Israel: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Spain: 2
  Austria: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Cyprus: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Italy: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Norway: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Poland: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  South Africa: 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 13,975 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.