Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,544

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,444
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 695
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 307
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 85
Literary Agents: 13

Genres

  General: 3,441
  Action-Adventure: 20
  Erotica: 29
  Fantasy: 193
  Horror: 140
  Mystery/Crime: 58
  Romance: 17
  Science Fiction: 184
  Suspense/Thriller: 35
  Western: 12
  Open to All/Most Genres: 228
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 2,977
  Poetry Chapbook: 227
  Poetry Collection: 398

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 624
  Semi-Pro: 443
  Token: 47
  Non-paying: 2,102
  Pays royalties: 465

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,358
Beat poetry: 3
Blank verse: 14
Dramatic verse: 1
Experimental poetry: 207
Formal verse: 114
Free verse: 154
Ghazal: 2
Haiku (or related): 89
Hybrid form: 116
Invented/Nonce form: 14
Light verse: 13
Limerick: 4
Long poetry: 44
Lyric poetry: 50
Metrical: 25
Narrative poetry: 53
Persona poetry: 5
Prose poetry: 187
Rhyming: 31
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 7
Short poetry: 93
Sonnet: 23
Tanka: 28
Villanelle: 7
Visual poetry: 57
Other form: 32

Styles

Open: 3,523
Absurdist: 27
Dark: 74
Experimental: 472
Humorous: 145
Literary: 3,356
Mainstream: 587
Minimalist: 25
Pulp: 8
Quirky: 40
Realist: 31
Satirical: 29
Surrealist: 74
Transgressive: 24

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,986
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 5
Children/Family: 10
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 56
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 56
History: 21
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 21
Literature/Books: 24
Mathematics: 2
Music: 15
Nature/Environment: 110
Performing Arts: 7
Philosophy: 22
Place/Regions: 237
Politics/Political Science: 65
Religion/Spirituality: 105
Science: 13
Seasons/Holidays: 11
Sexuality/Gender: 163
Society/Culture: 250
Sports/Recreation: 6
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 9
Travel: 20
Visual Arts: 19
Other: 773
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 57
  Electronic Publication: 2,238
  Print Publication: 1,997
  Video Publication: 23

Countries

  United States: 2,783
  United Kingdom: 285
  Canada: 227
  Australia: 60
  Ireland: 36
  India: 27
  International: 27
  New Zealand: 11
  Germany: 8
  Hong Kong: 7
  Singapore: 7
  France: 6
  Nigeria: 6
  Japan: 5
  Netherlands: 5
  Sweden: 4
  Israel: 3
  Mexico: 3
  Austria: 2
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Malaysia: 2
  South Korea: 2
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Czech Republic: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Greece: 1
  Iceland: 1
  Italy: 1
  Jamaica: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Norway: 1
  Pakistan: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  South Africa: 1
  Spain: 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 13,425 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.