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.
Be alive.

Four Poems by Claire Hurley

Be alive.

Dec, 18 · in Poetry
The words "I love you" would hang in the air between the two, but no one would actually ever say it.

Sitting the Moon by Grace Li

The words “I love you” would hang in the air between the two, but no one would actually ever say it.

Oct, 30 · in Prose

Ormonde – A Review by Sohini Basak

If only all forgotten histories were alternatively recorded through poetry! That was my first reaction after I finished reading Hannah Lowe’s new pamphlet, Ormonde. The collection had its genesis from a notebook that belonged to ...

Dec, 19 · in Reviews
Be alive.

Four Poems by Claire Hurley

Be alive.

Dec, 18

Dear Committee Members and How To Be A Public Author – A Review by Lee Farley

Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher How to be a Public Author, by Francis Plug by Paul Ewen Few books make me properly laugh. A wry smile, an appreciative grin at a witty turn of ...

Dec, 18
she trades
papaya and limes for anemic red peppers, accepts
their bruised skins as another small fracture in the

bone of an unfamiliar land.

Evolution of Homesick by Alexandra Spensley

she trades
papaya and limes for anemic red peppers, accepts
their bruised skins as another small fracture in the

bone of an unfamiliar land.

Dec, 17
On the scrubby grass track, climbing
a deserted fell, you see a sheep...

‘Not a Farmer’ by Jenny Danes

On the scrubby grass track, climbing
a deserted fell, you see a sheep…

Dec, 16