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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,961

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: 2,384
Literary Agents: 1,329
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 548
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 542
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 158

Genres

  General: 4,438
  Action-Adventure: 112
  Erotica: 47
  Fantasy: 904
  Horror: 632
  Mystery/Crime: 581
  Romance: 433
  Science Fiction: 807
  Suspense/Thriller: 598
  Western: 39
  Open to All/Most Genres: 548
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,327
  Short Story: 2,565
  Novelette: 406
  Novella: 237
  Novel Excerpt: 181
  Fiction Collection: 312
  Novel: 1,884

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 917
  Semi-Pro: 332
  Token: 87
  Non-paying: 1,791
  Pays royalties: 667

Styles

Open: 4,924
Absurdist: 32
Dark: 156
Experimental: 395
Humorous: 324
Literary: 4,080
Mainstream: 2,390
Minimalist: 29
Pulp: 24
Quirky: 57
Realist: 30
Satirical: 51
Surrealist: 72
Transgressive: 29

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,370
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 4
Children/Family: 20
Film/Television: 10
Folklore/Mythology: 113
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 52
History: 46
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 35
Literature/Books: 19
Mathematics: 3
Music: 21
Nature/Environment: 96
Performing Arts: 9
Philosophy: 16
Place/Regions: 244
Politics/Political Science: 51
Religion/Spirituality: 119
Science: 15
Seasons/Holidays: 23
Sexuality/Gender: 236
Society/Culture: 277
Sports/Recreation: 23
Style/Beauty: 7
Technology: 15
Travel: 21
Visual Arts: 22
Other: 1,142
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 100
  Electronic Publication: 2,631
  Print Publication: 1,938
  Video Publication: 10

Countries

  United States: 3,691
  United Kingdom: 642
  Canada: 284
  Australia: 101
  International: 44
  India: 42
  Ireland: 39
  New Zealand: 16
  Germany: 11
  France: 9
  Israel: 9
  Nigeria: 9
  Sweden: 6
  Netherlands: 5
  Singapore: 5
  Hong Kong: 4
  Hungary: 4
  Bangladesh: 3
  Pakistan: 3
  South Africa: 3
  Japan: 2
  Philippines: 2
  Poland: 2
  Spain: 2
  Taiwan: 2
  Türkiye: 2
  Austria: 1
  Belgium: 1
  China: 1
  Colombia: 1
  Croatia: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Greece: 1
  Iceland: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Italy: 1
  Kazakhstan: 1
  Lebanon: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Serbia: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Switzerland: 1
  Uganda: 1
  Ukraine: 1
  Virgin Islands (U.S.): 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 19,070 other projects in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.