Reviving Pakistan's literary industry

Things We Do

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





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





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



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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


Wajiha Shahid


She is a telecom engineer, currently pursuing Masters in IT. She raised 25,000 PKR through preorders within a week using our platform to self-publish her novel.


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.


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Blog Management


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


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



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

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