Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,521

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,448
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 680
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 300
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 81
Literary Agents: 12

Genres

  General: 3,415
  Action-Adventure: 21
  Erotica: 26
  Fantasy: 189
  Horror: 138
  Mystery/Crime: 59
  Romance: 19
  Science Fiction: 176
  Suspense/Thriller: 36
  Western: 12
  Open to All/Most Genres: 229
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 2,966
  Poetry Chapbook: 220
  Poetry Collection: 390

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 612
  Semi-Pro: 443
  Token: 48
  Non-paying: 2,094
  Pays royalties: 448

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,339
Beat poetry: 3
Blank verse: 13
Experimental poetry: 208
Formal verse: 115
Free verse: 159
Ghazal: 2
Haiku (or related): 87
Hybrid form: 120
Invented/Nonce form: 14
Light verse: 13
Limerick: 5
Long poetry: 47
Lyric poetry: 51
Metrical: 25
Narrative poetry: 51
Pantoum: 1
Persona poetry: 4
Prose poetry: 186
Rhyming: 32
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 7
Short poetry: 96
Sonnet: 23
Tanka: 29
Villanelle: 9
Visual poetry: 53
Other form: 31

Styles

Open: 3,497
Absurdist: 26
Dark: 77
Experimental: 474
Humorous: 147
Literary: 3,327
Mainstream: 566
Minimalist: 28
Pulp: 9
Quirky: 42
Realist: 31
Satirical: 29
Surrealist: 75
Transgressive: 25

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,963
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 5
Children/Family: 9
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 56
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 54
History: 20
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 21
Literature/Books: 23
Mathematics: 2
Music: 15
Nature/Environment: 107
Performing Arts: 7
Philosophy: 20
Place/Regions: 239
Politics/Political Science: 64
Religion/Spirituality: 108
Science: 13
Seasons/Holidays: 12
Sexuality/Gender: 159
Society/Culture: 252
Sports/Recreation: 6
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 9
Travel: 21
Visual Arts: 17
Other: 745
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 56
  Electronic Publication: 2,211
  Print Publication: 1,994
  Video Publication: 24

Countries

  United States: 2,782
  United Kingdom: 272
  Canada: 224
  Australia: 58
  Ireland: 34
  International: 29
  India: 24
  New Zealand: 11
  Singapore: 8
  Hong Kong: 7
  France: 6
  Germany: 5
  Japan: 5
  Nigeria: 5
  Netherlands: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Israel: 3
  Mexico: 3
  Austria: 2
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  South Africa: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Greece: 1
  Iceland: 1
  Italy: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Pakistan: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Spain: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  Virgin Islands (U.S.): 1
  Yemen: 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 13,171 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.