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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: 2,571
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 710
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 301
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 85
Literary Agents: 13

Genres

  General: 3,582
  Action-Adventure: 20
  Erotica: 24
  Fantasy: 200
  Horror: 152
  Mystery/Crime: 61
  Romance: 16
  Science Fiction: 189
  Suspense/Thriller: 38
  Western: 13
  Open to All/Most Genres: 239
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 3,119
  Poetry Chapbook: 223
  Poetry Collection: 387

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 623
  Semi-Pro: 443
  Token: 48
  Non-paying: 2,239
  Pays royalties: 482

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,497
Beat poetry: 3
Blank verse: 15
Dramatic verse: 1
Experimental poetry: 223
Formal verse: 115
Free verse: 156
Ghazal: 2
Haiku (or related): 100
Hybrid form: 121
Invented/Nonce form: 15
Light verse: 13
Limerick: 4
Long poetry: 45
Lyric poetry: 53
Metrical: 28
Narrative poetry: 51
Persona poetry: 5
Prose poetry: 195
Rhyming: 35
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 8
Short poetry: 105
Sonnet: 25
Tanka: 26
Villanelle: 6
Visual poetry: 61
Other form: 33

Styles

Open: 3,665
Absurdist: 28
Dark: 77
Experimental: 497
Humorous: 152
Literary: 3,497
Mainstream: 648
Minimalist: 27
Pulp: 10
Quirky: 40
Realist: 29
Satirical: 28
Surrealist: 72
Transgressive: 23

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,075
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 8
Children/Family: 11
Film/Television: 7
Folklore/Mythology: 54
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 76
History: 22
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 27
Literature/Books: 25
Mathematics: 2
Music: 16
Nature/Environment: 111
Performing Arts: 6
Philosophy: 22
Place/Regions: 243
Politics/Political Science: 64
Religion/Spirituality: 114
Science: 9
Seasons/Holidays: 12
Sexuality/Gender: 155
Society/Culture: 281
Sports/Recreation: 6
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 8
Travel: 18
Visual Arts: 17
Other: 876
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 56
  Electronic Publication: 2,403
  Print Publication: 1,976
  Video Publication: 26

Countries

  United States: 2,836
  United Kingdom: 317
  Canada: 248
  Australia: 63
  Ireland: 41
  International: 36
  India: 34
  Germany: 10
  New Zealand: 10
  France: 7
  Japan: 7
  Nigeria: 6
  Singapore: 6
  Hong Kong: 5
  Netherlands: 5
  Sweden: 4
  Austria: 3
  Israel: 3
  Mexico: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Belgium: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 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
  Pakistan: 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 13,975 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.