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A big January howdy and belated Happy Pongal! A few updates on what Blaft has been / will soon be up to:   New Minibook Release: Portalpettai by Avakkai and Chukka Portalpettai is an illustrated minibook about an interdimensional portal which opens at a women's college in Uthiramerur, Tamil Nadu. It's narrated by a former lecturer at the college who has been transformed into a floating jellyfish-like creature with a see-through head. It's a portrait of a diverse South Indian community and its resilience in the face of an alien life force intrusion. It also touches on the subjects of non-baryonic...

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Vanakam!  Blaft has clocked eleven years since we started! Thanks for all the love, support, encouragement over the last decade! The last few years have been pretty quiet here. We (Rashmi & Rakesh) got busy being parents, and we've only brought out two titles since 2016 -- Cherrie Chhangte's Mizo Myths and Tamil Pulp Fiction 3. However! We have decided to grab 2019 firmly by its cloth-bound gold-foil-stamped front and back covers. We have a biriyani-patram-full of new & exciting books slated for release in 2019, including: a set of stories chronicling a zombie apocalypse in Chennai, a maths book about...

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