the journal of nano/poetics (jnp) is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to publishing risk-taking, high-quality scholarship in the fields of nano/poetics and nano/poetry, including work on microsemantics, minimalanalysis, and particle fiction.

examples of nanopoetry

not familiar with nanopoetry? this is not surprising, as nanopoetry can escape even the closest scrutiny. an extremely short bibliography includes:

Lieberling, E. (2006-2007). "Nanites on the brain." Originally published
          in Minutiae. 23:1, pp. 12. link


contributors to jnp are encouraged to electronicaly submit articles (approx. 12-20pp), notes (approx. 3-5pp), and poetic texts that advance the intellectual project of nano/poetics; all scholarly articles must adhere to the chicago manual of style and not exceed 20 typed mss. pages.

high-resolution images are encouraged; nano/poetic texts should be viewable (but not necessarily visible) in a digital online environment.

submissions can be sent as attachments to


$153  institutional
$32  individuals
$20  students

current and back-issues

issue 1.1 (coming soon)

editorial review board

jnp is currently seeking reviewers; submit a brief letter of interest and your cv to spencer schaffner

proposing a special issues

jnp accepts requests for special issue curation/editorial supervision; to propose a special issue of the journal, submit a brief letter of interest (along with your cv) to spencer schaffner

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frequency: three issues annually

jnp est. 11.2007