Daastan

Reviving Pakistan's literary industry

Things We Do

our active projects

Writing

 

With a team of hand-picked professionals, we provide content solutions to brands and individuals

 

 

Publishing

 

Qissa – Pakistan’s first self-publishing platform which provides digital and print publishing to aspiring writers

 

 

Competing

 

Literary events, competitions, fellowships and many more exciting opportunities to upgrade your portfolio

 

 

Interested to learn more?

discover what else we have done!

Impact We Made

our success stories

Aroosa Mushtaq

 

Aroosa was one of the participants of Daastan’s Literary Fellowship Program (Batch 1) who was featured in PTV World’s Show ‘World This Morning

 

Omar Iftikhar

 

An award winning journalist with 12 years of experience. He is a finalist of ‘The Stories Untold‘ who is the first author to publish three books on our platform

 

Laiba Sehrish

 

Laiba, at the age of 18, became Daastan’s Fastest Crowdfunded Author by raising 35,000 PKR within a week. Her work ‘Abductions from the Lethe‘ gives hope to the hopeless

 

Neeraj Brahmankar

 

Neeraj was a finalist of ‘The Stories Untold’ who became an overnight celebrity when we published him. Local print and electronic media covered him

 

Huma Adnan

 

Huma is a working woman from Balochistan who successfully raised 25,000 PKR through pre-orders. She currently teaches Creative writing in Dubai

 

Tooba Arshad

 

Tooba is a graduate of NED, Karachi who has the honor to be Daastan’s first ever crowdfunded author who raised 35,000 PKR for her work through pre-orders

 

Zeenat HakimJee

 

Daughter of late journalist, Ahmed Jivanjee, Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee is a fiction writer/poetess who loves weaving magic for children with her words

 

Afraz Jabeen

 

Finalist of ‘The Stories Untold‘ who teaches in University of Management Technology, Lahore. She was a panelist speaker in King Edward’s Literary Festival

 

Abdul Hafeez

 

Abdul Hafeez Fazli is a Professor and former chairman of the Department of Philosophy, University of the Punjab. He published his research work through Daastan.

 

Impressive! How Can I Join?

what to do now?

Are you looking for writers?

then avail our premium content solutions

Blog Management

 

We provide virtual resources to manage your brand’s digital assets like blogs and website

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Content Solutions

 

Get services as such; editing, transcribing, ghost writing, ebooks etc. Both in Urdu or English

 

Customized Solutions

 

Want to get your biography written or an ad copy? We solve the most challenging problems

 

 

Head hunting

 

We help brands discover and connect with the right resources to cater with their content needs

Writers Signed Up

Brands Served

Words Generation Capacity Per Writer Per Day

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Publish

 

Sign up on ‘Qissa‘ – Pakistan’s first self-publishing platform to publish in print or digitally

Follow

 

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