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.

Instinct by Ryan Cahill

    stomachs against each other, the inhalation like shared spaghetti stretched in the space between mouths — the throat of Model Magic, gripped, shifted, and spit-roasted so that the ten indents stay right in […]

Nov, 13 · in Poetry

Lobster by Emily Iannuzzelli

The first morning without Lobster is glorious, at first. After months buried beneath barking, Sunday sounds like itself again. I sleep. Then, instead of continued silence, instead of barking, I hear frantic cries, like self-propelled […]

Oct, 18 · 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

Lobster by Emily Iannuzzelli

The first morning without Lobster is glorious, at first. After months buried beneath barking, Sunday sounds like itself again. I sleep. Then, instead of continued silence, instead of barking, I hear frantic cries, like self-propelled […]

Oct, 18

Three Poems by Katy Kim

  Curfew / Gambier   I wanted to bite coins of light— all sequin by the pink night alien   and the stray by the column, remember— it was a cat. He bellied in a […]

Oct, 05
He brings me blooms that sing
and smile
all shades of the paint pallet – spectrum –
I can sing a rainbow too.

My Cartoon Lover by Ian Walker

He brings me blooms that sing
and smile
all shades of the paint pallet – spectrum –
I can sing a rainbow too.

Oct, 05
Whenever I return home my grandmother asks
if I still wear her aso-oke on my tongue.
She examines my mouth to see if it’s been sliced off 

with an English sword.

Two Poems by Theresa Lola

Whenever I return home my grandmother asks
if I still wear her aso-oke on my tongue.
She examines my mouth to see if it’s been sliced off

with an English sword.

Oct, 03