Narratively

Alice Yu Deng

Alice Yu Deng is a freelance illustrator who loves narrative and storytelling. She is interested in stories of all kinds including those of humankind, summertime and T.rex.

Stories By Alice Yu Deng

The Pregnant Woman Who Led a Legendary Slave Rebellion

In 1794 the people of Guadeloupe briefly tasted freedom. A woman named Solitude decided she’d rather die than go back into chains — but her heroism was nearly lost to history.

My Secret Life as The World’s Worst Professional Matchmaker

I don't know how I landed this job. But the most surprising part is that instead of helping my clients find love, they helped me get out of an abusive relationship.

How I Used My Hijab to Hide — and Why I Don’t Anymore

A Turkish bath session made me realize covering up isn’t about concealing.