Sagging Meniscus publishes nonconformist fiction, poetry and literary nonfiction by American and other originals. More about us.

News

☞ Our sibling publication, the literary quarterly Exacting Clam, has launched online and in print.

☞ We have suspended our business relationship with Small Press Distribution and our books are now available through Ingram Content Group in the US, Canada, and Australia, and (as before) through Gazelle Book Services in the UK.

☞ In addition, many of our books are now available wholesale to booksellers, etc., through Asterism Books.

☞ US customers can now buy many of our titles directly from us, through this website. Among the books available are: Guillermo Stitch’s Lake of Urine, Charles Holdefer’s Bring Me the Head of Mr. Boots, and Aaron Anstett’s This Way to the Grand As-Is.

Spring 2021

☞ A debut novel from Jeff Chon: Hashtag Good Guy With a Gun.

☞ A new novel from M.J. Nicholls: Trimming England.

☞ Poetry from Kurt Luchs: Falling in the Direction of Up.

☞ Rufo Quintavalle’s Shelf.

The “Blank Page” Series

For the 2021–2022 season, we are releasing a new series called Blank Page, named after Iván Argüelles’ forthcoming collection, with the following titles:

☞ Two new books from Marvin Cohen: The Hard Life of a Stone: And Other Thoughts (stories); and his Ubu play, Booboo Roi. (September 2021)

☞ A new poetry collection from Iván Argüelles: The Blank Page. (Setpember 2021)

☞ From Paolo Pergola, a novel: Reset. (October 2021)

☞ Two books from Joshua Kornreich: Cavanaugh, a novel (October 2021) and Shakes Bear in the Dark, a novelette (June 2022).

☞ Completing the trilogy of novels started by Scotland Before the Bomb and Trimming England, M.J. Nicholls’ Condemned to Cymru (May 2022).

☞ Stephen Moles creeps into the crepuscular hideaways of dark meaning with Your Dark Meaning, Mouse (November 2021).

☞ A play from Jesi Bender: Kinderkrankenhaus (December 2021).

☞ Far-out poetry from lexicographer and quantum linguistics expert Bardsley Rosenbridge: Sorry, I Broke Your Promise (November 2021).

☞ A verse translation of the Dhammapada by Christopher Carter Sanderson: The Support Verses (March 2022).

☞ From Graham Guest, the novel Henry’s Chapel (February 2022).

Also forthcoming:

☞ A novel in dialogue from Colin Fleming: Musings With Franklin.

☞ For Bloomsday 2022: David Collard’s Multiple Joyce, essays about how Joyce’s legacy shimmers out in all directions, ringsome on the aquaface of contemporary culture.

Anvil on a Shoestring: the ‘pataphysical wizardry of Mike Silverton.

☞ New novels: Lee Klein’s Chaotic Good, Charles Holdefer’s Don’t Look at Me, Joe Taylor’s Highway 28 West.

☞ New story collections from Jeff Chon and Dawn Raffel.