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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 
Parsec Short Story Contest [PARSEC Ink]Still Waters, Deep Thoughts15 Apr 20214  14
Uncanny MagazineNovella-length fiction only30 Apr 202119  15
Colorado Review Charges fees for all submissionsn/a30 Apr 202119  38
The Threepenny Reviewn/a30 Apr 202119  37
The First Line [Blue Cubicle Press]First line: Lena was raised on violin lessons and minimal parental supervision01 May 202120  15
Boulevard Charges fees for some submissionsn/a01 May 202120  42
The Georgia Review Charges fees for some submissionsn/a14 May 202133  53
Orca: A Literary Journal Charges fees for some submissionsLiterary-Speculative Issue15 May 202134  28
Classic Monster Unleashed [Crystal Lake Publishing]Classic Monsters Unleashed30 May 202149  13
The Gettysburg Review Charges fees for some submissionsn/a31 May 202150  50
The Sewanee Review Charges fees for all submissionsn/a31 May 202150  36
Extinct Worlds Anthology [Dragon Soul Press]Extinct Worlds30 Jun 202180  14