Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,652

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,349
Literary Agents: 1,001
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 577
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 562
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 163

Genres

  General: 4,081
  Action-Adventure: 91
  Erotica: 73
  Fantasy: 755
  Horror: 453
  Mystery/Crime: 522
  Romance: 306
  Science Fiction: 695
  Suspense/Thriller: 498
  Western: 40
  Open to All/Most Genres: 623
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,115
  Short Story: 2,637
  Novelette: 461
  Novella: 284
  Novel Excerpt: 190
  Story Collection: 302
  Novel: 1,571

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 763
  Semi-Pro: 382
  Token: 103
  Non-paying: 1,944
  Pays royalties: 675

Styles

Open: 4,598
Absurdist: 35
Dark: 163
Experimental: 488
Humorous: 306
Literary: 3,805
Mainstream: 2,030
Minimalist: 41
Pulp: 26
Quirky: 84
Realist: 43
Satirical: 54
Surrealist: 76
Transgressive: 37

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,021
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 15
Film/Television: 9
Folklore/Mythology: 89
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 42
History: 32
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 27
Literature/Books: 22
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 78
Performing Arts: 6
Philosophy: 16
Place/Regions: 278
Politics/Political Science: 50
Religion/Spirituality: 102
Science: 18
Seasons/Holidays: 15
Sexuality/Gender: 189
Society/Culture: 285
Sports/Recreation: 14
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 14
Travel: 26
Visual Arts: 11
Other: 808
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 98
  Electronic Publication: 2,449
  Print Publication: 2,128
  Video Publication: 24

Countries

  United States: 3,527
  United Kingdom: 557
  Canada: 250
  Australia: 103
  International: 46
  Ireland: 34
  India: 23
  New Zealand: 15
  Singapore: 8
  Netherlands: 7
  Hong Kong: 6
  France: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Germany: 4
  Mexico: 4
  Nigeria: 4
  South Africa: 4
  Greece: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Italy: 3
  South Korea: 3
  Spain: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  Belize: 2
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Israel: 2
  Japan: 2
  Pakistan: 2
  Algeria: 1
  Argentina: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Luxembourg: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malawi: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Taiwan: 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 11,966 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.