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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,798

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


Listing Types

Journals, Magazines, and Online Publications: 2,693
Contests, Competitions, and Prizes: 704
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 306
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 81
Literary Agents: 14

Genres

  General: 3,680
  Action-Adventure: 16
  Erotica: 21
  Fantasy: 210
  Horror: 161
  Mystery/Crime: 63
  Romance: 20
  Science Fiction: 194
  Suspense/Thriller: 42
  Western: 15
  Open to All/Most Genres: 235
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 3,243
  Poetry Chapbook: 219
  Poetry Collection: 389

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 638
  Semi-Pro: 468
  Token: 46
  Non-paying: 2,284
  Pays royalties: 477

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,603
Beat poetry: 5
Blank verse: 15
Cinquain: 1
Dramatic verse: 3
Experimental poetry: 216
Formal verse: 109
Free verse: 150
Ghazal: 1
Haiku (or related): 109
Hybrid form: 110
Invented/Nonce form: 12
Light verse: 14
Limerick: 6
Long poetry: 37
Lyric poetry: 56
Metrical: 27
Narrative poetry: 50
Persona poetry: 6
Prose poetry: 190
Rhyming: 32
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 9
Short poetry: 89
Sonnet: 23
Tanka: 24
Villanelle: 7
Visual poetry: 63
Other form: 33

Styles

Open: 3,780
Absurdist: 29
Dark: 76
Experimental: 488
Humorous: 157
Literary: 3,599
Mainstream: 668
Minimalist: 25
Pulp: 7
Quirky: 34
Realist: 28
Satirical: 31
Surrealist: 68
Transgressive: 20

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,170
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 8
Children/Family: 14
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 51
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 75
History: 23
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 26
Literature/Books: 30
Mathematics: 2
Music: 17
Nature/Environment: 119
Performing Arts: 9
Philosophy: 24
Place/Regions: 243
Politics/Political Science: 64
Religion/Spirituality: 116
Science: 13
Seasons/Holidays: 12
Sexuality/Gender: 153
Society/Culture: 287
Sports/Recreation: 12
Style/Beauty: 5
Technology: 9
Travel: 20
Visual Arts: 24
Other: 994
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 55
  Electronic Publication: 2,560
  Print Publication: 1,984
  Video Publication: 19

Countries

  United States: 2,927
  United Kingdom: 340
  Canada: 243
  Australia: 57
  International: 44
  Ireland: 43
  India: 35
  Nigeria: 10
  Japan: 9
  New Zealand: 9
  Germany: 7
  Singapore: 6
  France: 5
  Hong Kong: 5
  Netherlands: 5
  Israel: 4
  Austria: 3
  Pakistan: 3
  Sweden: 3
  Bulgaria: 2
  China: 2
  Czech Republic: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Mexico: 2
  Bangladesh: 1
  Belgium: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Croatia: 1
  Denmark: 1
  Finland: 1
  Greece: 1
  Guernsey: 1
  Iceland: 1
  Indonesia: 1
  Italy: 1
  Kenya: 1
  Madagascar: 1
  Malaysia: 1
  Mauritius: 1
  Norway: 1
  Philippines: 1
  Poland: 1
  Portugal: 1
  Romania: 1
  Serbia: 1
  Slovakia: 1
  South Africa: 1
  South Korea: 1
  Taiwan: 1
  United Arab Emirates: 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 15,179 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.