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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,769

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: 2,661
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 703
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 313
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 76
Literary Agents: 16

Genres

  General: 3,683
  Action-Adventure: 18
  Erotica: 18
  Fantasy: 214
  Horror: 166
  Mystery/Crime: 64
  Romance: 25
  Science Fiction: 201
  Suspense/Thriller: 45
  Western: 16
  Open to All/Most Genres: 233
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 3,209
  Poetry Chapbook: 221
  Poetry Collection: 401

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 689
  Semi-Pro: 488
  Token: 40
  Non-paying: 2,191
  Pays royalties: 469

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,544
Ballad: 1
Beat poetry: 4
Blank verse: 15
Cinquain: 1
Dramatic verse: 2
Experimental poetry: 194
Formal verse: 104
Free verse: 149
Ghazal: 1
Haiku (or related): 129
Hybrid form: 101
Invented/Nonce form: 13
Light verse: 13
Limerick: 4
Long poetry: 32
Lyric poetry: 58
Metrical: 22
Narrative poetry: 49
Persona poetry: 6
Prose poetry: 177
Rhyming: 30
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 7
Short poetry: 84
Sonnet: 27
Tanka: 33
Villanelle: 6
Visual poetry: 76
Other form: 50

Styles

Open: 3,761
Absurdist: 31
Dark: 69
Experimental: 464
Humorous: 153
Literary: 3,594
Mainstream: 648
Minimalist: 29
Pulp: 7
Quirky: 30
Realist: 23
Satirical: 33
Surrealist: 74
Transgressive: 18

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,156
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 8
Children/Family: 11
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 50
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 63
History: 27
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 29
Literature/Books: 36
Mathematics: 3
Music: 18
Nature/Environment: 125
Performing Arts: 9
Philosophy: 18
Place/Regions: 229
Politics/Political Science: 68
Religion/Spirituality: 118
Science: 15
Seasons/Holidays: 16
Sexuality/Gender: 144
Society/Culture: 273
Sports/Recreation: 16
Style/Beauty: 5
Technology: 9
Travel: 16
Visual Arts: 26
Other: 1,056
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 48
  Electronic Publication: 2,569
  Print Publication: 1,984
  Video Publication: 11

Countries

  United States: 2,921
  United Kingdom: 335
  Canada: 213
  Australia: 66
  India: 43
  Ireland: 41
  International: 40
  Nigeria: 11
  Japan: 9
  New Zealand: 9
  Netherlands: 8
  Germany: 7
  Israel: 5
  Singapore: 5
  France: 4
  Hong Kong: 4
  Philippines: 4
  Czech Republic: 3
  Sweden: 3
  Austria: 2
  China: 2
  Croatia: 2
  Denmark: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Pakistan: 2
  Argentina: 1
  Bangladesh: 1
  Chile: 1
  Finland: 1
  Ghana: 1
  Greece: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Italy: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Mexico: 1
  Nepal: 1
  Norway: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Serbia: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  South Africa: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Switzerland: 1
  Türkiye: 1
  Ukraine: 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 17,246 other projects in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.