Cadaverine Magazine

The best new poetry, prose and non-fiction from emerging writers under 30

We believe in showcasing contemporary, innovative and original new writing from the next generation of literary talent.
here, my body is a body in love with you
in airports you aren’t in

Two Poems by Jack Nicholls

here, my body is a body in love with you
in airports you aren’t in

Jul, 25 · in Poetry
You realized that the two 
of them could start over, and maybe be something. Maybe find more people, or 
even, create new people. You’s mind was wheeling at the possibility but You kept quiet. He had just found Her. You wouldn’t scare Her off.

The Space Left by the World by Ayanna Mitchell

You realized that the two
of them could start over, and maybe be something. Maybe find more people, or
even, create new people. You’s mind was wheeling at the possibility but You kept quiet. He had just found Her. You wouldn’t scare Her off.

Jul, 09 · in Prose
With a penchant for sophisticated half rhymes, Wynn  Owen is rhymes 'Sweden' with 'illegal' (wow) and then goes on to link the two with 'eagle'. Within the first stanza, my interest was piqued. It turns out, sound is actually where this collection excels.

Raspberries for the Ferry – A Review by Alexa Turnpenney

With a penchant for sophisticated half rhymes, Wynn Owen is rhymes ‘Sweden’ with ‘illegal’ (wow) and then goes on to link the two with ‘eagle’. Within the first stanza, my interest was piqued. It turns out, sound is actually where this collection excels.

Jul, 10 · in Reviews
Looks 
can go on and on, 
browsing water’s 
inconstancy

Autumn Window by Hugh Smith

Looks
can go on and on,
browsing water’s
inconstancy

Jul, 09
You realized that the two 
of them could start over, and maybe be something. Maybe find more people, or 
even, create new people. You’s mind was wheeling at the possibility but You kept quiet. He had just found Her. You wouldn’t scare Her off.

The Space Left by the World by Ayanna Mitchell

You realized that the two
of them could start over, and maybe be something. Maybe find more people, or
even, create new people. You’s mind was wheeling at the possibility but You kept quiet. He had just found Her. You wouldn’t scare Her off.

Jul, 09
There’s an undoubted love for the area in this work, despite the dismal stories told. Mannheim grew up in the place she is writing of, and you can feel that fact in every word.

Above Sugar Hill – A Review by Fran Slater

There’s an undoubted love for the area in this work, despite the dismal stories told. Mannheim grew up in the place she is writing of, and you can feel that fact in every word.

Jul, 08
And I couldn’t keep my eye 
open as, between your shoulder blades, I 
wondered who we’d lost contact  with
the night before

Contact by Ali Lewis

And I couldn’t keep my eye
open as, between your shoulder blades, I
wondered who we’d lost contact with
the night before

Jul, 08