Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,854

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,406
Literary Agents: 1,183
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 572
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 547
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 146

Genres

  General: 4,313
  Action-Adventure: 95
  Erotica: 58
  Fantasy: 829
  Horror: 503
  Mystery/Crime: 564
  Romance: 338
  Science Fiction: 759
  Suspense/Thriller: 558
  Western: 42
  Open to All/Most Genres: 619
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,290
  Short Story: 2,595
  Novelette: 401
  Novella: 258
  Novel Excerpt: 184
  Story Collection: 312
  Novel: 1,732

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 837
  Semi-Pro: 357
  Token: 95
  Non-paying: 1,913
  Pays royalties: 681

Styles

Open: 4,822
Absurdist: 37
Dark: 155
Experimental: 471
Humorous: 330
Literary: 3,991
Mainstream: 2,305
Minimalist: 32
Pulp: 25
Quirky: 76
Realist: 39
Satirical: 50
Surrealist: 87
Transgressive: 26

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,244
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 7
Children/Family: 17
Film/Television: 11
Folklore/Mythology: 105
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 62
History: 39
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 33
Literature/Books: 25
Mathematics: 2
Music: 14
Nature/Environment: 98
Performing Arts: 7
Philosophy: 21
Place/Regions: 256
Politics/Political Science: 52
Religion/Spirituality: 121
Science: 16
Seasons/Holidays: 17
Sexuality/Gender: 212
Society/Culture: 299
Sports/Recreation: 12
Style/Beauty: 4
Technology: 11
Travel: 22
Visual Arts: 16
Other: 986
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 114
  Electronic Publication: 2,582
  Print Publication: 1,984
  Video Publication: 19

Countries

  United States: 3,612
  United Kingdom: 649
  Canada: 248
  Australia: 101
  International: 55
  Ireland: 35
  India: 32
  New Zealand: 16
  Germany: 10
  Hong Kong: 8
  Sweden: 8
  Nigeria: 7
  France: 6
  Netherlands: 6
  Singapore: 5
  Hungary: 4
  Japan: 4
  Pakistan: 4
  Bangladesh: 2
  Belgium: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Iran: 2
  Israel: 2
  Mexico: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Spain: 2
  Austria: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Cyprus: 1
  Czech Republic: 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
  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 14,605 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.