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.
The Style of Elements
by JoAnna Novak
I dive in and Dimitri holds me under. A breath is wrenched from lungs, separated from my systems, like with his mind my lover has made me heave and sputter. (more…)
CNF: Mr. Nobody
by Kelly Magee
Tonight I dump dinner in the trash. Fishsticks singed to a puckered tray, smashed jar of tartar sopped with stained jeans. (more…)