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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

Show data for: All Listings | Fiction Listings | Poetry Listings | Nonfiction Listings | Visual Art Listings

3,680

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,583
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 695
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 306
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 82
Literary Agents: 14

Genres

  General: 3,583
  Action-Adventure: 17
  Erotica: 21
  Fantasy: 201
  Horror: 147
  Mystery/Crime: 61
  Romance: 18
  Science Fiction: 190
  Suspense/Thriller: 38
  Western: 14
  Open to All/Most Genres: 236
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 3,112
  Poetry Chapbook: 228
  Poetry Collection: 395

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 606
  Semi-Pro: 451
  Token: 48
  Non-paying: 2,228
  Pays royalties: 493

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,499
Beat poetry: 3
Blank verse: 13
Dramatic verse: 1
Experimental poetry: 216
Formal verse: 114
Free verse: 157
Ghazal: 2
Haiku (or related): 94
Hybrid form: 119
Invented/Nonce form: 15
Light verse: 13
Limerick: 4
Long poetry: 42
Lyric poetry: 51
Metrical: 26
Narrative poetry: 48
Persona poetry: 5
Prose poetry: 193
Rhyming: 33
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 8
Short poetry: 99
Sonnet: 23
Tanka: 24
Villanelle: 6
Visual poetry: 61
Other form: 35

Styles

Open: 3,667
Absurdist: 28
Dark: 71
Experimental: 490
Humorous: 148
Literary: 3,498
Mainstream: 642
Minimalist: 26
Pulp: 8
Quirky: 38
Realist: 28
Satirical: 30
Surrealist: 72
Transgressive: 20

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,081
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 9
Children/Family: 11
Film/Television: 7
Folklore/Mythology: 49
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 75
History: 23
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 25
Literature/Books: 27
Mathematics: 2
Music: 15
Nature/Environment: 112
Performing Arts: 6
Philosophy: 22
Place/Regions: 243
Politics/Political Science: 66
Religion/Spirituality: 113
Science: 9
Seasons/Holidays: 12
Sexuality/Gender: 158
Society/Culture: 280
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 7
Travel: 18
Visual Arts: 17
Other: 888
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 57
  Electronic Publication: 2,420
  Print Publication: 1,964
  Video Publication: 24

Countries

  United States: 2,837
  United Kingdom: 313
  Canada: 254
  Australia: 61
  Ireland: 41
  International: 40
  India: 33
  New Zealand: 11
  Germany: 9
  Japan: 7
  Nigeria: 6
  Singapore: 6
  Hong Kong: 5
  Netherlands: 5
  France: 4
  Austria: 3
  Israel: 3
  Mexico: 3
  Sweden: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Pakistan: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Belgium: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Cyprus: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Greece: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Italy: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Norway: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Poland: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  South Africa: 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 14,262 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.