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.

It Moves When You Move by Alex Smith

    Raise your arm and wonder as it follows suit, transmutes you into two dimensions; well trained, these umbral puppets we string to ourselves with light.   Catch the shadow by the tips of […]

Jul, 03 · in Poetry

Born – Breathing – Bound by Jasmin Kirkbride

Some time after I had begun to read the human books, we had a tome come through that was the size of my palm and three pages long, with just two sentences written on each […]

Jan, 31 · in Prose

Reviews Editor Vacancy – Apply by 30th November

Cadaverine Magazine is looking for a creative, committed individual with a strong interest in new releases to join their team as Reviews Editor. Cadaverine is a non-profit online magazine that specialises in promoting the work […]

Sep, 06 · in News,Opportunity,Reviews

morning by Andrew James

    curve of the earth —   I watch as morning light arcs over the horizon of your mother’s belly   a new day pressing against the window of your world       […]

Jul, 03

Drafting a tender/Tendering a draft by Ros Walling-Wefelmeyer

    What I would render –   the more specific (the more improbable) the more romantic (the more fantastic) the more realistic (the more –   I see you quote Plath on your Instagram […]

Jul, 03
her smile seemed
Too easy, like warm rain or a ripening

Still Life by Joyce Zhou

her smile seemed

Too easy, like warm rain or a ripening

Jun, 03

Katydids by Sam Bellamy

  The last time I flew back to Los Angeles I remembered when you sat in front of me on an airplane, 23B. I spoke to you through the split in the seats. I told […]

May, 15