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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 2,650 future themes and deadlines across all categories: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and visual art.
ProjectThemeDeadlineDays Left 
Apparition Lit Flash Fiction Challenge [Apparition Literary Magazine]House Hunters/Love it or List It/Extreme Home Makeover/Flippers14 Jun 20235  11
Grain Magazinen/a15 Jun 20236  12
Chicago Review Charges fees for all submissionsn/a15 Jun 20236  9
Alaska Quarterly Review TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissionsn/a24 Jun 202315  14
Granta: The Magazine of New Writing Charges fees for all submissionsn/a30 Jun 202321  16
Pleiades: Literature in Contextn/a30 Jun 202321  12
Lightspeed Magazine TEMP CLOSEDFantasy Flash Fiction only07 Jul 202328  12
The Cellar Door: A Themed Anthology Series [Dark Peninsula Press] TEMP CLOSEDAfter Tomorrow31 Jul 202352  16
The First Line [Blue Cubicle Press]As soon as Harriet entered the building, she headed to the seventh floor01 Aug 202353  9
Apparition Literary Magazine TEMP CLOSEDReclamation31 Aug 202383  15
The Quarter(ly) [Quarter Press]Weirder Still31 Aug 202383  10
Black Warrior Review Charges fees for all submissionsn/a01 Sep 202384  11