Cover Photo: A sepia photo of a wood writing desk and empty chair in an empty room, sunlight streaming through the windows.
Photo courtesy of Don and Janet Beasley/Flickr

The Grammar of Time Travel

There is a comfort in believing that all our ancestors’ understandings of time and space, however met with destruction, live on.

This is Dialek :: Dialect, a column by Khairani Barokka on language, culture, and power.

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The New Inquiry

Cruising Utopia

Annah: NomenclatureAnnah la Javanaise was

Khairani Barokka is an Indonesian writer and artist in London, whose work has been presented extensively, in fifteen countries. She is currently Modern Poetry in Translation’s Inaugural Poet-In-Residence. Among Okka’s honours, she was an NYU Tisch Departmental Fellow and is a UNFPA Indonesian Young Leader Driving Social Change. Okka is  co-editor of STAIRS AND WHISPERS: D/DEAF AND DISABLED POETS WRITE BACK (Nine Arches), author-illustrator of INDIGENOUS SPECIES (Tilted Axis; Vietnamese translation published by AJAR Press), and author of debut poetry collection ROPE (Nine Arches Press).