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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,781

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: 2,675
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 703
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 303
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 85
Literary Agents: 15

Genres

  General: 3,674
  Action-Adventure: 16
  Erotica: 19
  Fantasy: 211
  Horror: 168
  Mystery/Crime: 63
  Romance: 21
  Science Fiction: 203
  Suspense/Thriller: 43
  Western: 16
  Open to All/Most Genres: 240
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 3,229
  Poetry Chapbook: 219
  Poetry Collection: 389

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 655
  Semi-Pro: 470
  Token: 43
  Non-paying: 2,261
  Pays royalties: 466

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,577
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 17
Cinquain: 1
Dramatic verse: 3
Experimental poetry: 216
Formal verse: 105
Free verse: 145
Haiku (or related): 120
Hybrid form: 110
Invented/Nonce form: 12
Light verse: 14
Limerick: 6
Long poetry: 37
Lyric poetry: 58
Metrical: 26
Narrative poetry: 51
Persona poetry: 6
Prose poetry: 184
Rhyming: 35
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 9
Short poetry: 92
Sonnet: 26
Tanka: 28
Villanelle: 7
Visual poetry: 65
Other form: 35

Styles

Open: 3,763
Absurdist: 31
Dark: 73
Experimental: 484
Humorous: 157
Literary: 3,589
Mainstream: 659
Minimalist: 24
Pulp: 6
Quirky: 34
Realist: 28
Satirical: 29
Surrealist: 73
Transgressive: 20

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,156
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 9
Children/Family: 14
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 50
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 72
History: 23
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 27
Literature/Books: 32
Mathematics: 2
Music: 18
Nature/Environment: 119
Performing Arts: 10
Philosophy: 22
Place/Regions: 245
Politics/Political Science: 62
Religion/Spirituality: 120
Science: 14
Seasons/Holidays: 13
Sexuality/Gender: 154
Society/Culture: 286
Sports/Recreation: 13
Style/Beauty: 5
Technology: 9
Travel: 21
Visual Arts: 26
Other: 1,009
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 48
  Electronic Publication: 2,554
  Print Publication: 1,976
  Video Publication: 17

Countries

  United States: 2,923
  United Kingdom: 339
  Canada: 227
  Australia: 58
  International: 44
  Ireland: 44
  India: 37
  Nigeria: 10
  Japan: 8
  Germany: 7
  France: 6
  Netherlands: 6
  New Zealand: 6
  Hong Kong: 5
  Israel: 5
  Singapore: 5
  Austria: 3
  Pakistan: 3
  Sweden: 3
  Bulgaria: 2
  China: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Mexico: 2
  Philippines: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Belgium: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Croatia: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Greece: 1
  Guernsey: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Italy: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 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 15,620 other projects in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.