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Manickavel's been honing her collage-art skills, and she's back with a stylish, surrealist, queer af little zine offering advice on how to deal with an eclectic ensemble of eldritch entities. With a title paying tribute to a Vadivelu meme and interior pages remixing Kollywood item numbers, Wil Hulsey animal-attack pulp covers, fish heads, and assorted marsupials, "You Go Man, Why Me?" is the perfect paranormal pamphlet to impress your friends, perplex your parents, and subdue your supernatural foes. Buy now!      

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Gujarati Pulp Fiction, H.N.Golibar -

This month we took a trip to Ahmedabad, where we met with veteran pulp authors H.N. Golibar, Bansidhar Shukla, and Ekta Doshi, all of whom will be featured in our Gujarati Pulp Fiction anthology, scheduled for December. The highlight for us was learning about the history of the Gujarati magazine and pop culture institution Chakram Chandan--founded as "Chakram" in 1949 by N.J.Golibar, a member of Ahmedabad's Kutchi Memon Muslim community. Before getting into publishing, the senior Golibar began his career selling sweets known as "Goli"; he got his name from his hawker cry, "Ek anna, goli bar" (12 golis for 1 anna). A...

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Call for Submissions -

This anthology is an attempt to collect the forays into anti-caste speculative fiction that have already been made, as well as to encourage new ones: works of SF that take an anti-caste stance and launch it into the future, outer space, the lairs of nightmarish monsters, or bizarre solarpunk dreamscapes.

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In this post, Vishwambhari S. Parmar, the primary translator for our upcoming Gujarati Pulp Fiction anthology (click here to back our Kickstarter!), talks about her experience growing up biliterate.   Chaya Padchaya by H. N. Golibar   Even though I grew up in Gujarat, in a town and a family that spoke Gujarati, I would never have taken to reading Gujarati books had it not been for my grandmother -- her enterprising nature, her disciplinarian attitude, and her disdain for the British and their literature. I am more fluent in Gujarati than in Hindi, even though I formally studied it...

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We've hit the 50% mark! A HUGE HUGE thank you to everyone who's backed our project so far!  Please continue to share widely! To whet your appetite, we're offering a teaser... the first three chapters of Vibhavari Verma's BAR DANCER, a sort of exploitation-feminist revenge fantasy set in Mumbai. You can read it below--or, here's a link to download a PDF if you'd like more book-like formatting.   An excerpt from Bar Dancer  by Vibhavari Vermatranslated by Vishwambhari S. Parmar ~1~ “The lift is under repairs,” said the Marathi liftman, revealing tobacco-stained teeth. Parvati felt like punching them out of his mouth. She...

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