Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,511

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,436
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 678
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 307
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 77
Literary Agents: 13

Genres

  General: 3,399
  Action-Adventure: 21
  Erotica: 26
  Fantasy: 188
  Horror: 136
  Mystery/Crime: 57
  Romance: 18
  Science Fiction: 177
  Suspense/Thriller: 34
  Western: 9
  Open to All/Most Genres: 230
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 2,943
  Poetry Chapbook: 214
  Poetry Collection: 407

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 614
  Semi-Pro: 444
  Token: 49
  Non-paying: 2,072
  Pays royalties: 444

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,327
Beat poetry: 3
Blank verse: 12
Cinquain: 1
Experimental poetry: 207
Formal verse: 118
Free verse: 161
Ghazal: 2
Haiku (or related): 87
Hybrid form: 123
Invented/Nonce form: 13
Light verse: 14
Limerick: 7
Long poetry: 45
Lyric poetry: 46
Metrical: 28
Narrative poetry: 50
Pantoum: 2
Persona poetry: 4
Prose poetry: 181
Rhyming: 36
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 8
Short poetry: 92
Sonnet: 23
Tanka: 27
Villanelle: 9
Visual poetry: 50
Other form: 27

Styles

Open: 3,482
Absurdist: 25
Dark: 76
Experimental: 467
Humorous: 149
Literary: 3,312
Mainstream: 540
Minimalist: 28
Pulp: 7
Quirky: 43
Realist: 29
Satirical: 30
Surrealist: 72
Transgressive: 25

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,944
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 9
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 51
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 55
History: 21
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 22
Literature/Books: 24
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 101
Performing Arts: 7
Philosophy: 20
Place/Regions: 241
Politics/Political Science: 65
Religion/Spirituality: 107
Science: 13
Seasons/Holidays: 12
Sexuality/Gender: 148
Society/Culture: 249
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 8
Travel: 23
Visual Arts: 15
Other: 734
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 58
  Electronic Publication: 2,190
  Print Publication: 2,003
  Video Publication: 26

Countries

  United States: 2,791
  United Kingdom: 265
  Canada: 201
  Australia: 59
  Ireland: 35
  International: 30
  India: 28
  New Zealand: 11
  Singapore: 8
  Hong Kong: 7
  France: 6
  Germany: 5
  Japan: 5
  Netherlands: 4
  Nigeria: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Iceland: 3
  Israel: 3
  Mexico: 3
  Austria: 2
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Italy: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  South Africa: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Argentina: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Costa Rica: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Greece: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malawi: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Nicaragua: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Poland: 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 12,884 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.