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.
she takes her pills without water
“my throat is used to it”
takes injections without flinching
“my blood doesn’t feel like anything”

she said she might as well be dead by Faith Lai

she takes her pills without water
“my throat is used to it”
takes injections without flinching
“my blood doesn’t feel like anything”

Apr, 22 · in Poetry
I wish you could come, honest, but there’s no way I can move you now. I’ll just think of you instead. I sometimes wonder how you do it under all that earth.

Birthdays, Meetings and Vows by Marie-Jeanne Merillet

I wish you could come, honest, but there’s no way I can move you now. I’ll just think of you instead. I sometimes wonder how you do it under all that earth.

Mar, 03 · in Prose
This is a very strong anthology with an enormous variety of top name authors and newcomers alike. These Unthologies are beginning to creep up my list of most anticipating releases of the year. Highly recommended.

Unthology 4 – A Review by Daniel Carpenter

This is a very strong anthology with an enormous variety of top name authors and newcomers alike. These Unthologies are beginning to creep up my list of most anticipating releases of the year. Highly recommended.

Apr, 21 · in Non-Fiction,Reviews
I skittered on knives,
Wore dresses that crept up my yellowfin thighs.  
 Oh love, I crawled.

The Little Mermaid by Phoebe Stuckes

I skittered on knives,
Wore dresses that crept up my yellowfin thighs.
Oh love, I crawled.

Apr, 15
Here we have a cast of people who are struggling against the tide, and, despite the sometimes dramatic reasons, it is a struggle that many readers will recognise and sympathise with.

Into the Trees – a Review by Fran Slater

Here we have a cast of people who are struggling against the tide, and, despite the sometimes dramatic reasons, it is a struggle that many readers will recognise and sympathise with.

Apr, 11
Her name will appear
on the back, calligraphy
looped in a slightly crooked
heart. It would have been a sign

Landmarks by Jenna Clake

Her name will appear
on the back, calligraphy
looped in a slightly crooked
heart. It would have been a sign

Mar, 31
his song unfurls
 wings he always had
 with the purity
 of white flags

I want Your Sound by Jordan Wilson-Dalzell

his song unfurls
wings he always had
with the purity
of white flags

Mar, 31