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.
Two poems you want to read.

Two Poems by Joey Connolly

Two poems you want to read.

May, 18 · in Poetry
What is real lies beneath.

Careworn by Lucas Labern

What is real lies beneath.

May, 28 · in Prose

Oils – Reviewed by Jade Cuttle

  A restless shadow ripples beneath the surface of Oils by Stephen Sexton, his sixteen-poem debut pamphlet published by The Emma Press, and will stalk you long after the book has been placed back on its ...

May, 18 · in Non-Fiction,Reviews

Prose Editor (Volunteer) Vacancy – Apply by 31st May

Cadaverine Magazine is looking for a creative, committed individual with an ear for great storytelling and an eye for delicious prose to join their team as Prose Editor.   Cadaverine is a non-profit online magazine ...

Apr, 26

Poetry Editor (Volunteer) Vacancy – Apply by 31st May

Cadaverine Magazine is looking for a creative, committed individual with an ear for language and a scrupulous eye for detail to join their team as Poetry Editor (Volunteer). Cadaverine is a non-profit online magazine that ...

Apr, 21

Oils – Reviewed by Jade Cuttle

  A restless shadow ripples beneath the surface of Oils by Stephen Sexton, his sixteen-poem debut pamphlet published by The Emma Press, and will stalk you long after the book has been placed back on its ...

May, 18

Top 10 opportunities for young writers: May

At the Cadaverine, we're here to help you develop your talent. Here's our round up of the best opportunities for young writers this month. 1.    Editor roles at the Cadaverine: Want to work for us? ...

May, 04
It is like intonation,

how a rib combs

 

a spine’s space,

how a tail, a frill of cartilage,

 

fans a missing fin.

Bone Beds by Charli Newton

It is like intonation,

how a rib combs

a spine’s space,

how a tail, a frill of cartilage,

fans a missing fin.

Apr, 30
Clenched against the polyester’s fettering floor,

three pickerel blubber and heave: the fleshy, emotional

mothers of ignoble adults.

The Fishing Hut by Dominique Bechard

Clenched against the polyester’s fettering floor,

three pickerel blubber and heave: the fleshy, emotional

mothers of ignoble adults.

Apr, 30