Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,698

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,307
Literary Agents: 1,085
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 577
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 552
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 177

Genres

  General: 4,128
  Action-Adventure: 96
  Erotica: 66
  Fantasy: 779
  Horror: 462
  Mystery/Crime: 537
  Romance: 310
  Science Fiction: 706
  Suspense/Thriller: 513
  Western: 37
  Open to All/Most Genres: 611
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,126
  Short Story: 2,584
  Novelette: 455
  Novella: 289
  Novel Excerpt: 188
  Story Collection: 304
  Novel: 1,643

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 786
  Semi-Pro: 376
  Token: 101
  Non-paying: 1,897
  Pays royalties: 684

Styles

Open: 4,646
Absurdist: 36
Dark: 156
Experimental: 451
Humorous: 310
Literary: 3,824
Mainstream: 2,140
Minimalist: 40
Pulp: 27
Quirky: 82
Realist: 41
Satirical: 47
Surrealist: 81
Transgressive: 31

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,053
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 2
Children/Family: 19
Film/Television: 9
Folklore/Mythology: 103
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 49
History: 37
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 34
Literature/Books: 19
Mathematics: 2
Music: 14
Nature/Environment: 90
Performing Arts: 8
Philosophy: 15
Place/Regions: 272
Politics/Political Science: 52
Religion/Spirituality: 111
Science: 17
Seasons/Holidays: 18
Sexuality/Gender: 192
Society/Culture: 279
Sports/Recreation: 14
Style/Beauty: 2
Technology: 12
Travel: 27
Visual Arts: 14
Other: 859
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 106
  Electronic Publication: 2,447
  Print Publication: 2,109
  Video Publication: 22

Countries

  United States: 3,542
  United Kingdom: 585
  Canada: 254
  Australia: 104
  International: 39
  Ireland: 32
  India: 31
  New Zealand: 19
  France: 8
  Hong Kong: 7
  Singapore: 7
  Germany: 6
  Netherlands: 6
  Nigeria: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Iceland: 3
  Italy: 3
  Japan: 3
  Mexico: 3
  South Korea: 3
  Spain: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Israel: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  South Africa: 2
  Argentina: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malawi: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 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 12,884 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.