Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,510

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,440
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 680
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 305
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 73
Literary Agents: 12

Genres

  General: 3,393
  Action-Adventure: 21
  Erotica: 26
  Fantasy: 194
  Horror: 136
  Mystery/Crime: 58
  Romance: 18
  Science Fiction: 183
  Suspense/Thriller: 34
  Western: 9
  Open to All/Most Genres: 228
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 2,947
  Poetry Chapbook: 216
  Poetry Collection: 402

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 610
  Semi-Pro: 441
  Token: 49
  Non-paying: 2,077
  Pays royalties: 439

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,329
Beat poetry: 3
Blank verse: 12
Cinquain: 1
Experimental poetry: 208
Formal verse: 119
Free verse: 164
Ghazal: 2
Haiku (or related): 88
Hybrid form: 123
Invented/Nonce form: 13
Light verse: 15
Limerick: 8
Long poetry: 45
Lyric poetry: 49
Metrical: 28
Narrative poetry: 53
Pantoum: 2
Persona poetry: 4
Prose poetry: 178
Rhyming: 37
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 9
Short poetry: 93
Sonnet: 25
Tanka: 27
Villanelle: 10
Visual poetry: 51
Other form: 27

Styles

Open: 3,481
Absurdist: 23
Dark: 75
Experimental: 472
Humorous: 147
Literary: 3,303
Mainstream: 531
Minimalist: 29
Pulp: 8
Quirky: 44
Realist: 28
Satirical: 29
Surrealist: 69
Transgressive: 26

Topics

Open to All/Most: 2,942
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 3
Children/Family: 7
Film/Television: 6
Folklore/Mythology: 52
Geography: 2
Health/Medicine: 54
History: 19
Law/Juridical Science: 1
Lifestyle: 22
Literature/Books: 22
Mathematics: 2
Music: 13
Nature/Environment: 99
Performing Arts: 7
Philosophy: 21
Place/Regions: 240
Politics/Political Science: 67
Religion/Spirituality: 106
Science: 14
Seasons/Holidays: 12
Sexuality/Gender: 147
Society/Culture: 245
Sports/Recreation: 7
Style/Beauty: 1
Technology: 9
Travel: 23
Visual Arts: 14
Other: 726
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 57
  Electronic Publication: 2,183
  Print Publication: 2,008
  Video Publication: 24

Countries

  United States: 2,792
  United Kingdom: 261
  Canada: 199
  Australia: 58
  Ireland: 35
  International: 33
  India: 30
  New Zealand: 11
  Singapore: 9
  Hong Kong: 7
  France: 6
  Germany: 5
  Japan: 4
  Mexico: 4
  Netherlands: 4
  Nigeria: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Iceland: 3
  Israel: 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
  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 12,680 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.