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.

The Philosopher of Endcliffe Park by Mark Greene

In late summer, at five o'clock in the morning, Endcliffe Park is sleeping. The birds are dreaming of yesterday's worms. The runners, still at home in their living rooms, have not finished their stretching. The […]

Apr, 22 · 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

a modern metamorphosis by Emily Tian

tuesday morning crack of the garage door and already the sun takes a long shift heroically. she microwaves albacore in its tin cocoon for breakfast, thrifted from aisle 3. each yawn an exodus with an […]

Mar, 23

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