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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,979

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: 2,462
Literary Agents: 1,238
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 591
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 541
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 147

Genres

  General: 4,467
  Action-Adventure: 104
  Erotica: 47
  Fantasy: 830
  Horror: 562
  Mystery/Crime: 578
  Romance: 384
  Science Fiction: 762
  Suspense/Thriller: 584
  Western: 38
  Open to All/Most Genres: 589
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,417
  Short Story: 2,624
  Novelette: 370
  Novella: 250
  Novel Excerpt: 191
  Story Collection: 307
  Novel: 1,787

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 943
  Semi-Pro: 358
  Token: 83
  Non-paying: 1,852
  Pays royalties: 667

Styles

Open: 4,936
Absurdist: 38
Dark: 150
Experimental: 438
Humorous: 323
Literary: 4,119
Mainstream: 2,339
Minimalist: 31
Pulp: 17
Quirky: 63
Realist: 30
Satirical: 48
Surrealist: 84
Transgressive: 23

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,351
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 4
Children/Family: 18
Film/Television: 10
Folklore/Mythology: 99
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 60
History: 43
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 39
Literature/Books: 25
Mathematics: 3
Music: 21
Nature/Environment: 100
Performing Arts: 10
Philosophy: 17
Place/Regions: 255
Politics/Political Science: 58
Religion/Spirituality: 116
Science: 17
Seasons/Holidays: 23
Sexuality/Gender: 231
Society/Culture: 318
Sports/Recreation: 23
Style/Beauty: 6
Technology: 14
Travel: 21
Visual Arts: 24
Other: 1,103
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 97
  Electronic Publication: 2,691
  Print Publication: 2,018
  Video Publication: 11

Countries

  United States: 3,713
  United Kingdom: 648
  Canada: 264
  Australia: 110
  International: 48
  India: 42
  Ireland: 36
  New Zealand: 17
  Nigeria: 11
  Israel: 8
  Netherlands: 7
  Germany: 6
  Hong Kong: 6
  France: 5
  Singapore: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Czech Republic: 3
  Hungary: 3
  Philippines: 3
  Spain: 3
  China: 2
  Indonesia: 2
  Japan: 2
  Pakistan: 2
  Poland: 2
  Portugal: 2
  South Africa: 2
  Türkiye: 2
  Ukraine: 2
  Argentina: 1
  Austria: 1
  Bangladesh: 1
  Belgium: 1
  Croatia: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Greece: 1
  Italy: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mexico: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Norway: 1
  Romania: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Switzerland: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  United Arab Emirates: 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 17,246 other projects in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.