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Duotrope: Our Listings by the Numbers for Poetry

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3,797

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: 703
Book Publishers, Imprints, and Press Series: 309
Anthologies and Anthology Series: 78
Literary Agents: 14

Genres

  General: 3,685
  Action-Adventure: 15
  Erotica: 23
  Fantasy: 206
  Horror: 157
  Mystery/Crime: 64
  Romance: 20
  Science Fiction: 188
  Suspense/Thriller: 42
  Western: 15
  Open to All/Most Genres: 238
These genres are also further divided into subgenres. See our Glossary for more information.

Length Types

  Poem: 3,230
  Poetry Chapbook: 229
  Poetry Collection: 395

Payscale (by max. paid)

  Professional: 631
  Semi-Pro: 468
  Token: 48
  Non-paying: 2,284
  Pays royalties: 489

Poetry Forms

Open: 3,610
Beat poetry: 5
Blank verse: 15
Dramatic verse: 3
Experimental poetry: 213
Formal verse: 112
Free verse: 155
Ghazal: 1
Haiku (or related): 101
Hybrid form: 111
Invented/Nonce form: 12
Light verse: 13
Limerick: 4
Long poetry: 40
Lyric poetry: 57
Metrical: 26
Narrative poetry: 49
Persona poetry: 6
Prose poetry: 191
Rhyming: 32
Rondeau: 1
Sestina: 9
Short poetry: 91
Sonnet: 22
Tanka: 23
Villanelle: 7
Visual poetry: 64
Other form: 34

Styles

Open: 3,776
Absurdist: 29
Dark: 77
Experimental: 496
Humorous: 153
Literary: 3,605
Mainstream: 660
Minimalist: 25
Pulp: 7
Quirky: 35
Realist: 28
Satirical: 29
Surrealist: 69
Transgressive: 18

Topics

Open to All/Most: 3,186
Agriculture/Agricultural Sciences: 9
Children/Family: 15
Film/Television: 8
Folklore/Mythology: 50
Geography: 1
Health/Medicine: 73
History: 23
Law/Juridical Science: 2
Lifestyle: 25
Literature/Books: 29
Mathematics: 2
Music: 16
Nature/Environment: 120
Performing Arts: 8
Philosophy: 26
Place/Regions: 248
Politics/Political Science: 58
Religion/Spirituality: 120
Science: 12
Seasons/Holidays: 11
Sexuality/Gender: 153
Society/Culture: 286
Sports/Recreation: 8
Style/Beauty: 3
Technology: 8
Travel: 20
Visual Arts: 21
Other: 967
These topics are also further divided into subtopics. See our Glossary for more information.

Media

  Audio Publication: 57
  Electronic Publication: 2,556
  Print Publication: 1,973
  Video Publication: 20

Countries

  United States: 2,922
  United Kingdom: 341
  Canada: 244
  Australia: 60
  Ireland: 45
  International: 43
  India: 33
  New Zealand: 9
  Nigeria: 9
  Germany: 8
  Japan: 8
  Singapore: 6
  France: 5
  Netherlands: 5
  Hong Kong: 4
  Israel: 4
  Sweden: 4
  Austria: 3
  Pakistan: 3
  Bangladesh: 2
  China: 2
  Hungary: 2
  Mexico: 2
  Belgium: 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  Bulgaria: 1
  Croatia: 1
  Cyprus: 1
  Czech Republic: 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 14,911 other markets in all categories that are now closed, believed to be defunct, or that don't qualify for listings.