After her first heartbreak, K wonders if it was still possible for queer people to find and share love in this country.
Writing the Future Through Queer Intimacy
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.
is utopia a mere pipe dream?
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.
Reimagine Southeast Asia: Eight Works of Flash Fiction to Inspire Hope for Our Home
Eight selected works of flash fiction from reader submissions that reimagine Southeast Asia as their ideal homeland.
New Naratif Turns 5: Dreams Live On
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.
New Naratif Turns 5: Voices of Faith
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.
New Naratif Turns 5: Believing in Change
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.
New Naratif Turns 5: Trials & Tribulations
Amid the trials and tribulations that New Naratif has had to face this year, it’s easy to lose faith. Ellena, New Naratif’s Design Manager, takes Marsha out for a walk and inspires in her a much-needed perspective.