Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Fiction

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4,678

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,277
Literary Agents: 1,124
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 575
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 524
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 178

Genres

  General: 4,131
  Action-Adventure: 99
  Erotica: 67
  Fantasy: 782
  Horror: 474
  Mystery/Crime: 542
  Romance: 309
  Science Fiction: 711
  Suspense/Thriller: 533
  Western: 41
  Open to All/Most Genres: 594
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Flash Fiction: 2,121
  Short Story: 2,542
  Novelette: 435
  Novella: 276
  Novel Excerpt: 179
  Story Collection: 316
  Novel: 1,654

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 802
  Semi-Pro: 359
  Token: 99
  Non-paying: 1,866
  Pays royalties: 652

Styles

Open: 4,632
Absurdist: 34
Dark: 152
Experimental: 452
Humorous: 306
Literary: 3,820
Mainstream: 2,190
Minimalist: 37
Pulp: 26
Quirky: 82
Realist: 43
Satirical: 49
Surrealist: 83
Transgressive: 32

Topics

Open to All/Most: 4,054
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 4
Children/Family: 21
Film/Television: 9
Folklore/Mythology: 105
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 51
History: 40
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 30
Literature/Books: 21
Mathematics: 2
Music: 16
Nature/Environment: 94
Performing Arts: 8
Philosophy: 18
Place/Regions: 259
Politics/Political Science: 52
Religion/Spirituality: 110
Science: 17
Seasons/Holidays: 18
Sexuality/Gender: 204
Society/Culture: 276
Sports/Recreation: 13
Style/Beauty: 2
Technology: 11
Travel: 25
Visual Arts: 16
Other: 883
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 104
  Electronic Publication: 2,406
  Print Publication: 2,050
  Video Publication: 18

Countries

  United States: 3,519
  United Kingdom: 592
  Canada: 257
  Australia: 105
  International: 37
  Ireland: 31
  India: 26
  New Zealand: 20
  Germany: 9
  Hong Kong: 8
  France: 7
  Nigeria: 7
  Netherlands: 6
  Singapore: 6
  Sweden: 4
  Japan: 3
  Mexico: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Greece: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Israel: 2
  Italy: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Spain: 2
  Belgium: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Iceland: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Norway: 1
  Pakistan: 1
  Philippines: 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 13,425 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.