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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

Show data for: All Listings | Fiction Listings | Poetry Listings | Nonfiction Listings | Visual Art Listings

4,850

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,380
Literary Agents: 1,197
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 575
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 539
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 159

Genres

  General: 4,309
  Action-Adventure: 96
  Erotica: 58
  Fantasy: 821
  Horror: 504
  Mystery/Crime: 560
  Romance: 342
  Science Fiction: 763
  Suspense/Thriller: 550
  Western: 40
  Open to All/Most Genres: 617
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,261
  Short Story: 2,589
  Novelette: 409
  Novella: 268
  Novel Excerpt: 180
  Story Collection: 308
  Novel: 1,742

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 827
  Semi-Pro: 354
  Token: 94
  Non-paying: 1,920
  Pays royalties: 665

Styles

Open: 4,818
Absurdist: 35
Dark: 151
Experimental: 469
Humorous: 322
Literary: 3,988
Mainstream: 2,317
Minimalist: 35
Pulp: 25
Quirky: 77
Realist: 40
Satirical: 53
Surrealist: 84
Transgressive: 26

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,232
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 7
Children/Family: 19
Film/Television: 12
Folklore/Mythology: 105
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 63
History: 41
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 31
Literature/Books: 23
Mathematics: 2
Music: 17
Nature/Environment: 92
Performing Arts: 8
Philosophy: 18
Place/Regions: 256
Politics/Political Science: 54
Religion/Spirituality: 114
Science: 15
Seasons/Holidays: 17
Sexuality/Gender: 215
Society/Culture: 305
Sports/Recreation: 13
Style/Beauty: 2
Technology: 11
Travel: 25
Visual Arts: 17
Other: 950
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 109
  Electronic Publication: 2,552
  Print Publication: 2,007
  Video Publication: 19

Countries

  United States: 3,624
  United Kingdom: 629
  Canada: 257
  Australia: 107
  International: 53
  India: 33
  Ireland: 33
  New Zealand: 18
  Germany: 11
  Nigeria: 7
  Hong Kong: 6
  Netherlands: 6
  France: 5
  Singapore: 5
  Pakistan: 4
  Hungary: 3
  Japan: 3
  Mexico: 3
  Sweden: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  Belgium: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Iran: 2
  Israel: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Spain: 2
  Austria: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Cyprus: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Italy: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Norway: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Poland: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  South Africa: 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 14,262 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.