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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,790

That's the number of current* Poetry publishers and agents that we list!
They break down as follows:


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,673
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 703
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 316
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 82
Literary Agents: 15

Genres

  General: 3,690
  Action-Adventure: 18
  Erotica: 18
  Fantasy: 214
  Horror: 172
  Mystery/Crime: 64
  Romance: 25
  Science Fiction: 200
  Suspense/Thriller: 43
  Western: 14
  Open to All/Most Genres: 247
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 3,219
  Poetry Chapbook: 223
  Poetry Collection: 408

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 672
  Semi-Pro: 495
  Token: 41
  Non-paying: 2,212
  Pays royalties: 473

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,571
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 18
Dramatic verse: 2
Experimental poetry: 194
Formal verse: 106
Free verse: 149
Haiku (or related): 125
Hybrid form: 99
Invented/Nonce form: 13
Light verse: 14
Limerick: 4
Long poetry: 33
Lyric poetry: 63
Metrical: 25
Narrative poetry: 52
Persona poetry: 6
Prose poetry: 173
Rhyming: 33
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 7
Short poetry: 87
Sonnet: 26
Tanka: 29
Villanelle: 6
Visual poetry: 70
Other form: 46

Styles

Open: 3,775
Absurdist: 34
Dark: 72
Experimental: 474
Humorous: 155
Literary: 3,601
Mainstream: 662
Minimalist: 29
Pulp: 8
Quirky: 31
Realist: 26
Satirical: 32
Surrealist: 77
Transgressive: 21

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,164
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 9
Children/Family: 12
Film/Television: 9
Folklore/Mythology: 51
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 69
History: 26
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 31
Literature/Books: 33
Mathematics: 2
Music: 18
Nature/Environment: 127
Performing Arts: 9
Philosophy: 20
Place/Regions: 240
Politics/Political Science: 69
Religion/Spirituality: 118
Science: 14
Seasons/Holidays: 13
Sexuality/Gender: 151
Society/Culture: 297
Sports/Recreation: 16
Style/Beauty: 5
Technology: 10
Travel: 17
Visual Arts: 29
Other: 1,047
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 49
  Electronic Publication: 2,565
  Print Publication: 2,001
  Video Publication: 13

Countries

  United States: 2,942
  United Kingdom: 345
  Canada: 214
  Australia: 63
  International: 42
  Ireland: 38
  India: 35
  Nigeria: 12
  Japan: 10
  Netherlands: 8
  New Zealand: 7
  France: 6
  Germany: 6
  Hong Kong: 5
  Israel: 5
  Singapore: 5
  Philippines: 4
  Sweden: 3
  Austria: 2
  China: 2
  Croatia: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Pakistan: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Ghana: 1
  Greece: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Italy: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Mexico: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Norway: 1
  Poland: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Serbia: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  South Africa: 1
  Switzerland: 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 16,669 other projects in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.