Menckeniana Magazine

Menckeniana: A Magazine About All Things H.L. Mencken

Menckeniana is a magazine devoted to the life and works of H.L. Mencken. It includes stories, reminiscences, and scholarly articles about Mencken. It also occasionally publishes some of his previously unpublished work. It is available to members of the Mencken Society, and by subscription for $20 a year. See a sample issue of Menckeniana as a PDF

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Address orders and inquiries to:

Publications Office
Enoch Pratt Free Library
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-4484

To open PDF files, you'll need the free Adobe Reader.

For help with downloads or other questions, please call
    410-396-5305 or email

For submissions to Menckenianacontact Frederick Betz , editor.


 A Modern Menckeniana Magazine Online

Browse each issue and enjoy bonus features on the Pratt Library's new Menckeniana blog. The online Menckeniana is designed to look good and work well on a variety of screens, including desktops, laptops, tablets and smart phones. All of the articles are searchable, and there are online extras like videos and links to Pratt Library collections. The online collection begins with issues published in 2012. Click here to log in now!

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Other Mencken Resources

Mencken smiling with a newspaperH. L. Mencken Digital Collection
Browse portraits, photographs, drafts, letters and artifacts via

The Mencken Room at the Enoch Pratt Free Library 
Holds Mencken’s books, correspondence, typescripts and proofs

The Mencken Society 
Organized to encourage the reading of and to pursue research into the writings of H. L. Mencken

Friends of the H. L. Mencken House 
Educating the public about the life and legacy of H. L. Mencken