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DeathWrites Symposium

Join the DeathWrites Network and guests at Adelaide Place in Glasgow, or online via livestream, for an evening filled with thought-provoking discussions and engaging readings of writing about dying, death, grief and loss.

  • Friday 7th June 2024, 6pm – 9pm
  • Adelaide Place, Glasgow G2 4HZ
  • Free, ticketed

I’ve been a member the DeathWrites Network since 2022. It’s been a really beautiful, understanding and nurturing space. I will be reading some grief poems on the night.


18.00 – 19.30: Panel with Ayanna Lloyd Banwo, Andrés N. Ordorica and Marjorie Lotfi, chaired by Dr Elizabeth Reeder.

19.30 – 21.00: Readings and performance by DeathWrites Network members

And our first collective publication, a DeathWrites Newspaper

More info on the DeathWrites Symposium

Book your free in-person or virtual ticket

Access: Adelaide Place has an accessible entrance on Bath Street, with a ramp into the main auditorium. There is an accessible bathroom with baby changing available to the rear of the auditorium. There is soft sofa and armchair seating in the main auditorium as well as plastic chairs. There is a quiet room available up a short flight of stairs, which has lower lighting, and a sofa and armchair seating. Captions will be enabled for the digital livestream. If you have other access requirements or would like to discuss any specifics, please email

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