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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 
The First Five Minutes of the Apocalypse Anthology [Hungry Shadow Press]Stories about the beginning of a fictional apocalpypse28 Feb 202322  12
Apparition Literary Magazine TEMP CLOSEDSymmetry28 Feb 202322  11
The Quarter(ly) [Quarter Press]Burn This Fucker Down28 Feb 202322  6
Triangulation Anthology Series [PARSEC Ink]Seven-Day Weekend28 Feb 202322  6
THEMAHelp from a Stranger01 Mar 202323  7
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts Charges fees for all submissionsn/a01 Mar 202323  25
The Paris Review TEMP CLOSEDn/a31 Mar 202353  20
West Branchn/a01 Apr 202354  31
The Threepenny Reviewn/a30 Apr 202383  31
Colorado Review Charges fees for all submissionsn/a30 Apr 202383  25
The First Line [Blue Cubicle Press]All the lawns on Mentone Avenue are mowed on Wednesdays01 May 202384  9
Boulevard Magazine Charges fees for some submissionsn/a01 May 202384  23