Compact Delights


CapsuleCrit is a monthly online journal dedicated to games criticism, personal essays, reviews, and fan fiction in micro genres.

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Dia Lacina
Founding Editor

Dia Lacina is a queer indigenous trans woman writer, editor, podcast co-host, and photographer. Her work is most frequently featured on Waypoint and her Medium page. She tweets entirely too much at @dialacina.

Submission Guidelines

CapsuleCrit is currently accepting submissions for upcoming issues.

We're especially interested in new and upcoming writers, particularly from marginalized people.

We are interested in forms of criticism, reviews, personal essays, fan fiction, and other micro genres. 

Pieces should be approximately 500 words or less. 
Still image submissions should be a maximum of 6 images.
Audio and Video work should be a maximum of 3 minutes in length.

Previously unpublished work only, please.

Send complete drafts, and any questions to, no pitches please.

For submissions, use the subject line SUBMISSIONS and QUESTION for questions.

CapsuleCrit is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.