‘Give me your hand, you beautiful & tender form. I am a friend & come not to punish’

– Franz Schubert (1817)

Death and the Maiden

Welcome to Death & the Maiden

Please take a look around our site and give us a follow on Twitter: @deadmaidens

Look out for a new post every Monday

We are delighted to have made the Good Funeral AwardsLong List” in the category of “Most Significant Contribution To The Understanding Of Death 2016” (sponsored by Final Fling)

We are truly honoured and grateful to have been nominated for this award

Thank you to everyone who has supported us and contributed to the wealth of inspiring material published since our birth in 2015


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Visit the incredible Lozzy Bones Art

Deadmaidens Book Club Plath

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 Deadmaidens Book Club

Find Book Club posts here

How about some music?


This beautiful playlist was designed especially for us by S. Elizabeth & comprises of women who have constructed and composed aural memento mori

Death has a voice

You can read more about it here