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.

Intimacy by Regina Baeza Martinez

Intimacy    Raindrops smear themselves across sidewalks. I blush as the soles of my shoes  caress the puddles they come to make up.    Waves’ crests graze the sand quickly before teasingly pulling back.   […]

Apr, 09 · in Poetry
We were like Christmas elves, all working together in pursuit of a single day: the day we would find Mr. Biggs.

Mr. Biggs by Timothy Day

We were like Christmas elves, all working together in pursuit of a single day: the day we would find Mr. Biggs.

Feb, 04 · 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

Boy by Jack Simmons

  Boy   Where I live the streets die at nine, and you dine on the silence, and you shake the beads from the bushes and you think of the kiss, the brisk brushing lips […]

Mar, 07

skincare song by Perri Roach

Mar, 07

Productive Cough by Alexandra Weiss

  Productive Cough   passionfruit bitter yolk congealed in my trachea   echoing dexter in the trashcan “phosphorescent” burning like our wet skins bursting forth   contortion effluvia writhe on the ground from aftershocks   […]

Mar, 06

Hymn for home by Jeremy Kneebone

  Hymn for home   Ripping the tar-night, high on the tor, Darken the gorsefire, dampen the moors, Cast all my fear to Atlantic storms, and weep through the wind.   Crater-led sandlines, back to […]

Mar, 06