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.

It Moves When You Move by Alex Smith

    Raise your arm and wonder as it follows suit, transmutes you into two dimensions; well trained, these umbral puppets we string to ourselves with light.   Catch the shadow by the tips of […]

Jul, 03 · in Poetry
These were the pictures that most suited their setting, the people who could say L's name with the tenderness and intimacy that Lizzie entailed, with eyes that ached in their missing of her.

Presence by Timothy Day

These were the pictures that most suited their setting, the people who could say L’s name with the tenderness and intimacy that Lizzie entailed, with eyes that ached in their missing of her.

Feb, 08 · in Prose

Physical – A Review by Jade Cuttle

Love and loss, chasing each other like cracks in a canvas, create a curious cadence within Andrew McMillan’s debut collection physical as those colours melt, merge and mesmerise. The opening poem ‘Jacob with The Angel’ […]

Aug, 10 · in Non-Fiction,Reviews

‘The Velocity of Carrion’, ‘Constellations’ and ‘Different Names for the Same Light’ by Nate Maxson

    The Velocity Of Carrion   When they run out of witches Which end of the rope will we be on? It’s like a mathematical formula: end equals end over rope So have a […]

Jul, 03

morning by Andrew James

    curve of the earth —   I watch as morning light arcs over the horizon of your mother’s belly   a new day pressing against the window of your world       […]

Jul, 03

Drafting a tender/Tendering a draft by Ros Walling-Wefelmeyer

    What I would render –   the more specific (the more improbable) the more romantic (the more fantastic) the more realistic (the more –   I see you quote Plath on your Instagram […]

Jul, 03
her smile seemed
 
Too easy, like warm rain or a ripening

Still Life by Joyce Zhou

her smile seemed

Too easy, like warm rain or a ripening

Jun, 03