Raising a toddler, pursuing a career of scientific innovation, and being active in social communities seem like a series of impossible demands for one woman. But in Inez’s work, all of these roles weave into each other seamlessly as we visit a food-sovereign community with no gender discrimination.
After her first heartbreak, K wonders if it was still possible for queer people to find and share love in this country.
Amid the search for a faraway and foreign future, the character “I” in Himas Nur’s story realizes that they have been living and breathing the warmth of their future thus far—the future through the embrace of their friends.
An old, retired domestic worker and her husband watches the graduation ceremony of their daughter with pride. In this parallel reality, domestic workers have the same rights, opportunities, and welfare as the rest of us.
Under a big orange tree, two little girls talk about oranges and how the indigenous people will get their land back. Do you want an orange from their three? I mean, tree?
As you sift rice with a mind in constant questioning about your liberation from oppression, the smile of your peers make you realise that your fight is worth it nonetheless.
Eight selected works of flash fiction from reader submissions that reimagine Southeast Asia as their ideal homeland.
As New Naratif turns five, Marsha moves forward with a renewed faith in her dreams. The rest of the New Naratif team voice their dreams, hopes, and gratitude in working with the organisation. Our dreams live on.
More important than the awards are the real changes that New Naratif has brought to various individuals and organisations. Marsha and Ellena revisit some voices that continue to give them faith in the dreams of New Naratif.
Marsha and Ellena talk about the awards that New Naratif has won throughout the recent years, among them the SOPA Award for Excellence in Opinion Writing and the Prism Award Excellence in LGBTQ+ Comics, short-form category.