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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 2,550 future themes and deadlines across all categories: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and visual art.
ProjectThemeDeadlineDays Left 
Extinct Worlds Anthology [Dragon Soul Press]Extinct Worlds30 Jun 202111  15
Fairy Tale ReviewSleep and Dreams: The Forgotten Language of Fairy Tales06 Jul 202117  20
The A-Z of Horror Anthology Series [Red Cape Publishing]K is for Kidnap31 Jul 202142  15
VQR: Virginia Quarterly Review TEMP CLOSEDn/a31 Jul 202142  36
The Rumpus TEMP CLOSEDn/a31 Jul 202142  14
The First Line [Blue Cubicle Press]First line: "What should we do with the body?"01 Aug 202143  19
Halfway Down the StairsSkeletons01 Aug 202143  18
Timeless Anthology Series [Dragon Soul Press]Twists on old fairy tales31 Aug 202173  36
The Forge Literary Magazine Charges fees for some submissionsn/a31 Aug 202173  23
Black Warrior Review Charges fees for all submissionsn/a01 Sep 202174  15
ZYZZYVAn/a01 Sep 202174  15
Salt Hill Journal TEMP CLOSEDn/a01 Sep 202174  14