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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,998

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,471
Literary Agents: 1,224
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 582
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 547
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 174

Genres

  General: 4,443
  Action-Adventure: 97
  Erotica: 49
  Fantasy: 842
  Horror: 564
  Mystery/Crime: 565
  Romance: 361
  Science Fiction: 767
  Suspense/Thriller: 573
  Western: 39
  Open to All/Most Genres: 617
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,409
  Short Story: 2,646
  Novelette: 415
  Novella: 255
  Novel Excerpt: 192
  Story Collection: 313
  Novel: 1,764

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 911
  Semi-Pro: 367
  Token: 93
  Non-paying: 1,914
  Pays royalties: 687

Styles

Open: 4,957
Absurdist: 37
Dark: 159
Experimental: 452
Humorous: 338
Literary: 4,111
Mainstream: 2,379
Minimalist: 30
Pulp: 16
Quirky: 67
Realist: 36
Satirical: 49
Surrealist: 95
Transgressive: 25

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,354
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 5
Children/Family: 19
Film/Television: 12
Folklore/Mythology: 98
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 58
History: 38
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 38
Literature/Books: 26
Mathematics: 2
Music: 19
Nature/Environment: 97
Performing Arts: 10
Philosophy: 19
Place/Regions: 266
Politics/Political Science: 57
Religion/Spirituality: 111
Science: 18
Seasons/Holidays: 28
Sexuality/Gender: 223
Society/Culture: 314
Sports/Recreation: 21
Style/Beauty: 6
Technology: 11
Travel: 25
Visual Arts: 24
Other: 1,080
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 114
  Electronic Publication: 2,700
  Print Publication: 2,036
  Video Publication: 11

Countries

  United States: 3,749
  United Kingdom: 649
  Canada: 258
  Australia: 111
  International: 49
  India: 35
  Ireland: 31
  New Zealand: 12
  Nigeria: 11
  Germany: 8
  Hong Kong: 8
  Israel: 8
  France: 6
  Netherlands: 6
  Singapore: 5
  Pakistan: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Hungary: 3
  Japan: 3
  Philippines: 3
  Spain: 3
  China: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Mexico: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Austria: 1
  Belgium: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Croatia: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Greece: 1
  Guernsey: 1
  Italy: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Norway: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  South Africa: 1
  Switzerland: 1
  Ukraine: 1
  United Arab Emirates: 1
Note: We only list publishers and agents that accept submissions in English.
Also, unless otherwise noted, the projects listed with us accept international submissions.


See our Glossary for more information about our terms & definitions.

Note: Some publishers will fall under multiple categories in the lists above.

* These numbers only include active publishers and agents (i.e., still actively publishing and/or accepting submissions). We have also listed 16,067 other projects in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.