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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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5,011

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,467
Literary Agents: 1,209
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 595
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 559
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 181

Genres

  General: 4,421
  Action-Adventure: 97
  Erotica: 56
  Fantasy: 852
  Horror: 558
  Mystery/Crime: 569
  Romance: 353
  Science Fiction: 772
  Suspense/Thriller: 562
  Western: 42
  Open to All/Most Genres: 615
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,398
  Short Story: 2,663
  Novelette: 403
  Novella: 252
  Novel Excerpt: 189
  Story Collection: 319
  Novel: 1,760

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 885
  Semi-Pro: 374
  Token: 106
  Non-paying: 1,951
  Pays royalties: 699

Styles

Open: 4,973
Absurdist: 36
Dark: 158
Experimental: 470
Humorous: 335
Literary: 4,096
Mainstream: 2,400
Minimalist: 33
Pulp: 22
Quirky: 77
Realist: 39
Satirical: 52
Surrealist: 87
Transgressive: 26

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,357
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 7
Children/Family: 20
Film/Television: 12
Folklore/Mythology: 103
Health/Medicine: 61
History: 39
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 32
Literature/Books: 25
Mathematics: 2
Music: 20
Nature/Environment: 97
Performing Arts: 9
Philosophy: 20
Place/Regions: 260
Politics/Political Science: 54
Religion/Spirituality: 114
Science: 17
Seasons/Holidays: 23
Sexuality/Gender: 222
Society/Culture: 305
Sports/Recreation: 18
Style/Beauty: 6
Technology: 10
Travel: 22
Visual Arts: 20
Other: 1,078
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 115
  Electronic Publication: 2,688
  Print Publication: 2,056
  Video Publication: 15

Countries

  United States: 3,741
  United Kingdom: 669
  Canada: 258
  Australia: 99
  International: 53
  Ireland: 36
  India: 33
  New Zealand: 15
  Nigeria: 11
  Germany: 9
  Hong Kong: 8
  Netherlands: 6
  Pakistan: 6
  Sweden: 6
  France: 5
  Singapore: 5
  Japan: 4
  Hungary: 3
  Israel: 3
  Belgium: 2
  China: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Iran: 2
  Mexico: 2
  Spain: 2
  Austria: 1
  Bangladesh: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Greece: 1
  Guernsey: 1
  Iceland: 1
  Italy: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Norway: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  South Africa: 1
  South Korea: 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 15,179 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.