Theme & Deadline Calendar

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Duotrope's Theme & Deadline Calendar lists the upcoming themes and deadlines of journals, magazines, contests, anthologies, and other publications. Track the deadlines that matter to you. Learn more.

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Here is a small sampling from our current Theme & Deadline Calendar for fiction. We list over 2,200 future themes and deadlines across all categories: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and visual art.
ProjectThemeDeadlineDays Left 
Monsters, Movies, and Mayhem Anthology [Wordfire Press] FLEDGLINGMonsters, Movies, and Mayhem31 Oct 201917  17
The End of Our World Short Story Contest [Aftermath Online Magazine]The End of Our World 2.031 Oct 201917  12
American Short Fiction Charges fees for all submissionsn/a31 Oct 201917  43
Weird Christmas Flash Fiction ContestWeird Christmas02 Nov 201919  17
Liars' League NYC [Liars' League]Intimacy & Isolation04 Nov 201921  17
Granta Charges fees for all submissionsn/a13 Nov 201930  31
One Storyn/a14 Nov 201931  39
The Iowa Review Charges fees for some submissionsn/a30 Nov 201947  45
Ninth Lettern/a30 Nov 201947  35
Slice MagazinePersistence01 Dec 201948  22
Apparition Lit Flash Fiction Contest [Apparition Literary Magazine]The Apparition Test15 Dec 201962  14
Copper Nickeln/a15 Dec 201962  45