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Author Name: Pritam Chakravarthy

Pritham K Chakravarthy is a theatre artist, storyteller, activist, freelance scholar, and translator based in Chennai. Her academic interests include media, performance art, gender, and nationality; she has been a research associate for UC Berkeley, the London School of Economics, and the University of Toronto.

Her research projects have ranged from studies of Aravanis (the transgendered community of Tamil Nadu) to bio-hazardous waste disposal in India. Her recent translation projects include The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction and Zero Degree by Charu Nivedita, also available from Blaft publications.

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The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction II
 -by Pritam Chakravarthy

A young woman’s fascination with blue films leads to A BIZARRE MURDER! A bloodline of debauched ma- harajas falls prey t... Read More

   
A Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction
 -by Pritam Chakravarthy

Selected and translated with feeling, by Pritam Chakravarthy, these stories were once serialised in magazines like “Anand... Read More



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