Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,684

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,294
Literary Agents: 1,098
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 574
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 529
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 190

Genres

  General: 4,132
  Action-Adventure: 95
  Erotica: 66
  Fantasy: 777
  Horror: 467
  Mystery/Crime: 534
  Romance: 312
  Science Fiction: 703
  Suspense/Thriller: 524
  Western: 40
  Open to All/Most Genres: 605
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,120
  Short Story: 2,571
  Novelette: 442
  Novella: 280
  Novel Excerpt: 180
  Story Collection: 303
  Novel: 1,633

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 796
  Semi-Pro: 368
  Token: 102
  Non-paying: 1,886
  Pays royalties: 663

Styles

Open: 4,640
Absurdist: 33
Dark: 157
Experimental: 453
Humorous: 308
Literary: 3,814
Mainstream: 2,171
Minimalist: 40
Pulp: 26
Quirky: 82
Realist: 43
Satirical: 49
Surrealist: 83
Transgressive: 32

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,038
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 4
Children/Family: 20
Film/Television: 9
Folklore/Mythology: 103
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 49
History: 37
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 31
Literature/Books: 20
Mathematics: 2
Music: 16
Nature/Environment: 93
Performing Arts: 8
Philosophy: 15
Place/Regions: 265
Politics/Political Science: 52
Religion/Spirituality: 113
Science: 17
Seasons/Holidays: 18
Sexuality/Gender: 202
Society/Culture: 280
Sports/Recreation: 13
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 11
Travel: 26
Visual Arts: 15
Other: 878
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 103
  Electronic Publication: 2,425
  Print Publication: 2,086
  Video Publication: 19

Countries

  United States: 3,533
  United Kingdom: 583
  Canada: 259
  Australia: 110
  International: 37
  Ireland: 30
  India: 24
  New Zealand: 18
  France: 7
  Germany: 7
  Hong Kong: 7
  Singapore: 7
  Netherlands: 6
  Nigeria: 6
  Sweden: 4
  Japan: 3
  Mexico: 3
  South Korea: 3
  Spain: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Israel: 2
  Italy: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  South Africa: 2
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Iceland: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Pakistan: 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 13,171 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.