Welcome

The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts is a non-profit publisher of compressed creative arts, such as micro fiction, flash fiction, prose poetry, compressed poetry & visual arts, and whatever other forms compression might take. Matter pays authors $50 for their accepted pieces. We publish weekly bursts of compression & decompression and make as many varied word-plays on matter as we can. We also blog here and at FlashFiction.Net.

CODSWALLOP STEW

by Anna Cates

In a maritime village
Harbored in mountain shadow
An old fisherman eats
His codswallop stew (more…)

An Overheard Conversation

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The Condition of Marjorie’s Feet

by Jason Teal

MARJORIE IS TELEVISED. She is a divining rod for all miracles, (more…)

Took My Courage

by E. Kristin Anderson

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hard light

by Kateema Lee

by definition
she is an absence (more…)