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.

(de)fine (poe)try project: N(atural)

by Alisa Golden

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The Heiress

by Tara Laskowski

At 10:16 a.m. on a Saturday morning, Maria Vensasto Mortegan leapt out of a high-speed Cessna 182 wearing nothing more than her trademark yellow t-shirt and white work-out shorts. (more…)

(de)fine (poe)try project: M(ix)

by Alisa Golden

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To Kiss a Bear

by Cezarija Abartis

In Caroline’s dream, she had been swallowed by a bear. Now, the snow ticked on the window panes. (more…)

(de)fine (poe)try project: L(enient)

by Alisa Golden

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