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.

Nana Nightingale by Rebekah Miron

Nana Nightingale For Hilda     I can’t steady your hand, nor graze the frayed edges of your midnight madness. I can’t wake you from dreaming or call a cease- fire, deliver your letters nor […]

Feb, 13 · 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

The strongest salmon in the world and Anywhere child eats the fog by Eleanor Penny

The strongest salmon in the world   Every time he he struck out for the castle the songs were set about him, lined up on the low walls with the empty bottles. bundled into burlap, […]

Feb, 13

Three poems by Ryan Norman

The Clear   A firm path alongside the loam and fraying grass. Ruby-throated birds fly by   me, landing on possumhaw branches ten or eight feet ahead. Each one flutters   into firm precision on […]

Feb, 08
Your palm rests,
Preventing traffic through the Panama Canal,
Gently sorting through the green of rainforests

Hemispheres by Kirsten Fedorowicz

Your palm rests,
Preventing traffic through the Panama Canal,
Gently sorting through the green of rainforests

Feb, 06

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