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Daastan leverages technology to bring accountability and transparency in book publishing industry by interconnecting key stake holders through Qissa – Pakistan’s premier publishing portal.
Our vision is to put a book in every hand and build an active network of physical and digital creative communities to strengthen the pillars of knowledge.
Everyday we move closer to the audacious dreams we dreamt. Our team of literary geeks is rebuilding the foundations of the publishing industry by redefining the ways things were done in past.
A company is as strong as its foundations. We are proud to be the market leaders in the verticals we operate in. Daastan is the most technologically advanced book publishing company of Pakistan with a strong presence in online and offline media.
We build communities by organizing, powering and partnering quality literary events. We take pride in being an inclusive and safe company and providing quality entertainment.
We turn every author’s dream to reality i.e. to have their work published in print, to experience the joy of their book launch, and to connect with an audience for their work.
We walk, live, and breathe content. We work with brands to generate content in localized languages across different media. How are you standing out of the crowd today?
Since Dec 2014 to date, we have done everything within our capacity to revive the dying literary industry of Pakistan. We connected the key stake holders digitally and created massive impact.
With over five years of consistent excellence where we turned the dreams of hundreds of global authors to reality, we take pride in being the most trustworthy publishing platform with 95% satisfaction rate out of 100.
Getting published in Pakistan has never been so convenient before. Avail everything related to publishing at one place online, from the convenience of your home.
Dreams come true at Daastan. We take pride in enabling authors to chase their dreams. Be it a book launch, fund raising or getting fully funded global trips, we have been the reason someone decided not to quit!
A visionary carrying a literary legacy who hustles all day to disrupt the writing industry
An quad-lingual anthropologist who passionately paints and occasionally do radio shows
A community builder and fairy godmother of mentor-ship who knows the art of storytelling
A book publishing company who has built Pakistan’s first publishing portal, Qissa (www.meraqissa.com) which supports local languages too.
Qissa is a platform which anyone can use to satisfy their publishing requirements. Be it a new author looking for a publisher or a business looking for a blogger.
The Stories Untold – A story writing challenge and Literati – South Asian Micro-fiction Award. These programs run annually throughout the year.
Starting from volunteering to deliver awareness sessions in your campus to running a city chapter, there are many ways. Explore more here.
No. As of Jan 2020, we stopped free publishing. You can signup for a free account to READ & REVIEW content but for book publishing, you have to purchase a membership.
We actively support literary activities through whatever way possible. If you are doing something incredible which we can power then talk to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Floor # 1, Workspace 2, Office # 3, National Incubation Center, Islamabad
10:00 AM – 02:00 PM
Monday to Friday
Phone: +92 321 95 25 753