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.
I crave the summer bites on your calves, camp-fire attractions; bug-pricks and lashes

clogged with soot, I move in close enough,

and read your skin like adventures.

Two Poems by Marie-Aline Roemer

I crave the summer bites on your calves, camp-fire attractions; bug-pricks and lashes

clogged with soot, I move in close enough,

and read your skin like adventures.

Oct, 27 · 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

White Horse – A Review by Sarah Gonnet

  Yan Ge is a master of extreme realism. This is something already recognised in her native country – China – where she has won the Chinese Literature Media Prize. Nicky Harman’s translation has opened ...

Oct, 31 · in Reviews
I crave the summer bites on your calves, camp-fire attractions; bug-pricks and lashes

clogged with soot, I move in close enough,

and read your skin like adventures.

Two Poems by Marie-Aline Roemer

I crave the summer bites on your calves, camp-fire attractions; bug-pricks and lashes

clogged with soot, I move in close enough,

and read your skin like adventures.

Oct, 27
In
her room, he noted the soft flesh blanketing the atoms
that were gradually growing older as the night
matured, pulling her apart from him.

Anatomy by Charlotte Chorley

In
her room, he noted the soft flesh blanketing the atoms
that were gradually growing older as the night
matured, pulling her apart from him.

Oct, 25
I thought of life as moments;
                       then as years, 
                       now as stages...

Three Poems by Maryam Hussain

I thought of life as moments;
then as years,
now as stages…

Oct, 18

Hold Your Own – A Review by Sohini Basak

  How many yous have you been? How many, Lined up inside, Each killing the last?                   (‘The woman the boy became’)   In the middle of her ...

Oct, 18