They accept submissions September 1 through May 31, and, their summer and winter issues are not themed. They consider each submission for all upcoming issues regardless of theme. If you wish to be considered for a particular theme, please make a note in your cover letter. They have provided suggested deadlines for each theme issue, but please be aware that these fill up fast, so get your theme-issue submissions in as soon as possible.
Tin House is now reading for our next FOUR issues:
Summer, 2015: Open, non-themed. Pub date June 1, 2015. Deadline for submissions: January 15, 2015
Fall, 2015: THEFT. They are looking for fiction, poems, essays, and interviews dealing with the theft of property, identity, culture, land, space, rights, love, one’s heart, and anything else one could possibly steal. Pub date September 1, 2015. Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2015
Winter, 2015: Open, non-themed. Pub date December 1, 2015. Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2015
Spring, 2016: FAITH. They are looking for fiction, poems, essays, and interviews dealing with the faith in not only religions, but faith in knowledge, math, science, people, animals, places, institutions, food, color—anything that could possibly be a receptacle for one’s faith, questioned or unquestioned. Pub date March 1, 2016. Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2015.
For more information, visit: https://www.tinhouse.com/blog/magazine-submission-guidelines-faq