Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,671

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,343
Literary Agents: 1,040
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 573
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 553
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 162

Genres

  General: 4,101
  Action-Adventure: 92
  Erotica: 70
  Fantasy: 770
  Horror: 448
  Mystery/Crime: 527
  Romance: 300
  Science Fiction: 699
  Suspense/Thriller: 509
  Western: 41
  Open to All/Most Genres: 619
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,115
  Short Story: 2,598
  Novelette: 460
  Novella: 278
  Novel Excerpt: 187
  Story Collection: 308
  Novel: 1,602

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 754
  Semi-Pro: 390
  Token: 101
  Non-paying: 1,935
  Pays royalties: 681

Styles

Open: 4,617
Absurdist: 36
Dark: 155
Experimental: 469
Humorous: 306
Literary: 3,822
Mainstream: 2,071
Minimalist: 42
Pulp: 29
Quirky: 84
Realist: 44
Satirical: 52
Surrealist: 77
Transgressive: 35

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,040
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 16
Film/Television: 9
Folklore/Mythology: 93
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 39
History: 31
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 29
Literature/Books: 22
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 82
Performing Arts: 6
Philosophy: 16
Place/Regions: 276
Politics/Political Science: 46
Religion/Spirituality: 101
Science: 18
Seasons/Holidays: 16
Sexuality/Gender: 189
Society/Culture: 276
Sports/Recreation: 12
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 12
Travel: 24
Visual Arts: 11
Other: 822
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 99
  Electronic Publication: 2,455
  Print Publication: 2,102
  Video Publication: 24

Countries

  United States: 3,537
  United Kingdom: 573
  Canada: 247
  Australia: 104
  International: 46
  Ireland: 32
  India: 22
  New Zealand: 15
  Singapore: 8
  Netherlands: 7
  Hong Kong: 6
  France: 5
  Germany: 5
  Sweden: 5
  Mexico: 4
  Nigeria: 4
  Bangladesh: 3
  Greece: 3
  Iceland: 3
  Italy: 3
  South Korea: 3
  Spain: 3
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Israel: 2
  Japan: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  South Africa: 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
  Nicaragua: 1
  Pakistan: 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 12,235 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.