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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 2,700 future themes and deadlines across all categories: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and visual art.
ProjectThemeDeadlineDays Left 
Bennington Reviewn/a08 Mar 20244  29
Apparition Lit Flash Fiction Challenge [Apparition Literary Magazine]Creative Crusts14 Mar 202410  8
Parsec Short Story Contest [PARSEC Ink]AI mythology31 Mar 202427  9
Fear of Clowns: A Horror Anthology [Kangas Kahn Publishing]Fear of Clowns01 Apr 202428  13
Still Point Arts Quarterly [Shanti Arts LLC]The Houses of My Dreams01 Apr 202428  7
West Branchn/a01 Apr 202428  24
The Threepenny Reviewn/a15 Apr 202442  30
The Quarter(ly) [Quarter Press]WET30 Apr 202457  8
Colorado Review Charges fees for all submissionsn/a30 Apr 202457  23
The Georgia Review Charges fees for some submissionsn/a14 May 202471  31
Apparition Literary Magazine TEMP CLOSEDAnachronism31 May 202488  19
The Sewanee Review Charges fees for all submissionsn/a31 May 202488  23