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.

Lies Our Mother Told Us

by Abriana Jetté

I do not believe in the story of the virgin (more…)

Uneven Math

by Sarah Glady

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Blood Moon, Easter, Passover

by Jennifer Martelli

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Abandon All Thoughts

by Kathy Fish

One morning in January, when all was lost, a man rolled himself up inside the braided rug of the foyer of his home. (more…)

Brother

by Jeff Friedman

When the ant opened the door, my mother fainted. (more…)