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.

Microminiatures

by Caitlin Garvey

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CNF: Raised To Life

by Patrice Gopo

In the nightmare I find my toddler face up in a shallow pool. Her wide eyes haunt me. (more…)

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by Suzanne Verrall

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Paper Sandwich Bag

by Jennifer Porter

Little Lamb was the size of a peanut (more…)

CNF: This Is What We Will Do With All Our Grief

by April Bradley

The first time I saw a swastika, it was carved into the forehead of beautiful women who were smiling, leaning into one another as they sat on a sidewalk. (more…)