The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts 212

A project of Matter Press (see other related projects)


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.

The Journal of Compressed Creative ArtsUnited States
Want more insight into the affiliated editors' preferences? Read our interview with the editor(s) of Matter Press.

Submission Periods

FCurrently open to fiction submissions through Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (46.8 days from now).5
NCurrently open to nonfiction submissions through Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (46.8 days from now).0
PCurrently open to poetry submissions through Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (46.8 days from now).2


G General 

Audience, Poetry Forms, Styles & Topics

Audience:Open to a broad Audience.
Poetry Forms:Open to all/most Forms, including: Prose poetry, Short poetry. Excluding: Long poetry.
Styles:Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:Open to all/most Topics.

Types & Lengths

YEssayup to 600 words
PPoem up to 20 lines
FFlash Fictionup to 600 words

Media & Publication Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 52 x per year


We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
FShort fictionP Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
NShort nonfictionP Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
PPoetryP Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem).

Submission Types

Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.
  Electronic SubsPostal SubsReprintsSimultaneous
FFiction OK No No OK
NNonfiction OK No No OK
PPoetry OK No No OK

More Information is Available to Members

Important Note: Only the basic information for this listing is currently visible. If you want to learn more about this listing, including response statistics (average response time, rejection percentage, acceptance percentage, etc.), you need to subscribe. See a sample of what you're missing.

Related Projects

Before Submitting

We cannot guarantee that the information on this page is correct. It is not unusual for publications to evolve or close without notice. We do our best to keep up, but it isn't always possible. Just remember…

  • Always read the full guidelines provided by the publisher.
  • Try to read at least one previous publication to get a better idea of what the editor would like to see.
  • Unless the publisher's guidelines state otherwise, always use industry standard manuscript formatting.
  • For novel/collection publishers, it is standard to submit a cover letter, synopsis, and sample instead of the full manuscript. Do this unless otherwise instructed.
  • Include a SASE with all mailed submissions, queries, and requests for guidelines, unless the editor replies via or email or guidelines state otherwise.
  • Be professional, patient and persistent.


Date Added:
31 Dec 2010
Last Updated:
16 Mar 2016
Last Checked:
18 Apr 2016