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


Feb. 4, 2021: As part of SMOLFair, eight Sagging Meniscus authors will read at a Sagging Showcase, on Zoom, at 2:30 PM Eastern, Sunday March 7th.

Dec. 19, 2020: Here is the publisher’s letter to Alan Bernheimer, president of the board of directors of Small Press Distribution, in support of the open letter by SPD staff.

Spring/Summer 2020

☞ A new collection from Jack Foley: When Sleep Comes: Shillelagh Songs.

☞ From Marvin Cohen: Life’s Tumultuous Party.

☞ A new autofiction from Lee Klein: Neutral Evil ))).

This Way to the Grand As-Is: New and Selected Poems by Aaron Anstett.

☞ From Iván Argüelles: The Rudiments of Poetry: New Poems 2017 – 2018.

☞ A new novel from Guillermo Stitch: Lake of Urine: A Love Story.

☞ A debut novel from Devin Jacobsen: Breath Like the Wind at Dawn.

☞ A new verse novel from Joe Taylor: Back to the Wine Jug.

☞ From Thomas Walton: All the Useless Things Are Mine: A Book of Seventeens.

Fall/Winter 2020

☞ From Doug Nufer: the ecstatically palindromic Rotalever Revelator.

Charles Holdefer’s Agitprop for Bedtime: Polemic, Story Problems, Kulturporn and Humdingers.

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.

My Life of Crime, brilliant essays from Tyler C. Gore.

In Preparation: The “Blank Page” Series

In Summer 2021 we are launching 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.

☞ A new poetry collection from Iván Argüelles: The Blank Page.

☞ From Paolo Pergola, a novel: Reset.

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

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

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

☞ A play from Jesi Bender: Kinderkrankenhaus.

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

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

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