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Duotrope's Theme & Deadline Calendar lists the upcoming themes, openings, and deadlines of journals, magazines, contests, anthologies, and other publications. Track the themes and dates 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 2,900 future themes and deadlines across all categories: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and visual art.
ProjectThemeDeadlineDays Left 
Apparition Literary MagazineMercurial28 Feb 20242  20
Shotgun Honey Presents Anthology Series [Shotgun Honey Books]At the Edge of Darkness29 Feb 20243  14
Triangulation Anthology Series [PARSEC Ink]Hospitium29 Feb 20243  9
The Paris Reviewn/a29 Feb 20243  23
Bennington Reviewn/a08 Mar 202411  27
Apparition Lit Flash Fiction Challenge [Apparition Literary Magazine] TEMP CLOSEDCreative Crusts14 Mar 202417  8
Parsec Short Story Contest [PARSEC Ink]AI mythology31 Mar 202434  8
Fear of Clowns: A Horror Anthology [Kangas Kahn Publishing]Fear of Clowns01 Apr 202435  11
West Branchn/a01 Apr 202435  23
The Threepenny Reviewn/a15 Apr 202449  28
Colorado Review Charges fees for all submissionsn/a30 Apr 202464  21
The Georgia Review Charges fees for some submissionsn/a14 May 202478  30