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.

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 · 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

Exiles and Loot by Aaron Lembo

They each exist, one after the other, on skiffs gliding through canals at the dead of night.   The moon burns topaz, street-lamps sigh.   One deserter whispers the Ave Maria. Clap go the hurried […]

May, 09

Two poems by Jenny Moroney

Coca Cola   People love to see coke disappear into a slim, tall girl, picture her sunlit sipping from a tall, cool glass, her legs shining and stretched on top the table. A wink and […]

Apr, 22

The Debt by Jacob Parsons

It remains More tangible to me than your remains.   It is tied to me by soft twine Light translucent, a dragged cloud Unseen unfelt unforgotten   You don’t let me forget You are long […]

Apr, 22


You can recover anything. If you can’t,  you will. What you seek exists  but has left for the black hole of knowledge  steady at the center of the galaxy.  You will become a different person,  […]

Apr, 22