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

Spring 2022

☞ 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.

☞ Jake Goldsmith’s Neither Weak Nor Obtuse, a memoir on the phenomenology of illness, and what it means to live and think while chronically ill.

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


Tyler C. Gore’s long-awaited collection My Life of Crime: Essays and Other Entertainments (September 2022).

☞ New poetry: Aaron Anstett’s Late-Stage Everything and Joseph Reich’s How to Shoot a Tourist (with a bow & arrow) in a Hot-Air Balloon.

☞ New novels: Lee Klein’s Chaotic Good, Charles Holdefer’s Don’t Look at Me, Joe Taylor’s Highway 28 West, Frederick Mark Kramer’s Café Purgatorio, M.J. Nicholls’ The Fall and Fall of Derek Haffman.

☞ New story collections from M.J. Nicholls (Violent Solutions to Popular Problems), Jeff Chon (This Is the Afterlife) and Dawn Raffel (Boundless as the Sky).

☞ Seth Rogoff’s The Kirschbaum Lectures. (Spring 2023)

☞ An essay collection from Kat Meads: These Particular Women. (Spring 2023)

☞ Tomoé Hill’s Songs for Olympia. (Fall 2023)

☞ Melissa McCarthy’s Photo, Phyto, Proto, Nitro. (Fall 2023)

☞ Jon Curtiss’s All My Darlings. (Fall 2023)