Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,715

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,639
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 689
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 300
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 73
Literary Agents: 14

Genres

  General: 3,611
  Action-Adventure: 16
  Erotica: 22
  Fantasy: 204
  Horror: 149
  Mystery/Crime: 63
  Romance: 20
  Science Fiction: 186
  Suspense/Thriller: 42
  Western: 15
  Open to All/Most Genres: 239
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 3,160
  Poetry Chapbook: 221
  Poetry Collection: 389

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 618
  Semi-Pro: 459
  Token: 47
  Non-paying: 2,246
  Pays royalties: 483

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,532
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 14
Dramatic verse: 2
Experimental poetry: 216
Formal verse: 112
Free verse: 152
Ghazal: 2
Haiku (or related): 92
Hybrid form: 116
Invented/Nonce form: 14
Light verse: 13
Limerick: 3
Long poetry: 41
Lyric poetry: 55
Metrical: 25
Narrative poetry: 51
Persona poetry: 6
Prose poetry: 189
Rhyming: 31
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 7
Short poetry: 93
Sonnet: 21
Tanka: 23
Villanelle: 6
Visual poetry: 67
Other form: 34

Styles

Open: 3,697
Absurdist: 30
Dark: 75
Experimental: 498
Humorous: 152
Literary: 3,531
Mainstream: 638
Minimalist: 25
Pulp: 9
Quirky: 37
Realist: 29
Satirical: 30
Surrealist: 72
Transgressive: 19

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,102
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 9
Children/Family: 11
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 50
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 74
History: 21
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 27
Literature/Books: 30
Mathematics: 2
Music: 14
Nature/Environment: 120
Performing Arts: 6
Philosophy: 27
Place/Regions: 242
Politics/Political Science: 66
Religion/Spirituality: 123
Science: 10
Seasons/Holidays: 13
Sexuality/Gender: 151
Society/Culture: 276
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 3
Technology: 7
Travel: 17
Visual Arts: 20
Other: 931
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 59
  Electronic Publication: 2,485
  Print Publication: 1,934
  Video Publication: 24

Countries

  United States: 2,857
  United Kingdom: 331
  Canada: 250
  Australia: 59
  Ireland: 43
  International: 42
  India: 30
  New Zealand: 11
  Germany: 8
  Japan: 8
  France: 6
  Nigeria: 6
  Singapore: 6
  Netherlands: 5
  Hong Kong: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Austria: 3
  Hungary: 3
  Israel: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Mexico: 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
  Pakistan: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Poland: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  South Africa: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  United Arab Emirates: 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 14,605 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.