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In conversation with Safi Ullah Shahwani

In the later part of the last decade, Daastan...

What to buy for book lovers?

The topic of gift-giving has always been a confusing...

The audiobooks vs reading debate

On our saddest and happiest of days, books serve...

How to get out of a reading slump?

Every month at Daastan, we create for you the...

Daastan’s Awards are Starting to Pile Up:

Daastan rises through the ranks of recognition, and receives acclaim and awards from Connected Pakistan, South Asian Triple Helix Foundation, and Innovative Youth Forum.

Daastan Opens the Gateway to Literary Stardom by Launching its Literary Fellowship

The Literary Fellowship, an innovative project of Daastan, to bring together literary activists from all across the country to work on the revival of literature.

Drawing out tales of Wars Within, in Season Two of “The Stories Untold”

Daastan conducts its second nation wide story writing competition "The Stories Untold", bringing to print the future literary stars of Pakistan.

Daastan Raises the Dying Beacon of Literature and Wins a Grant of 2500 USD from PTX

A delegation consisting of Mr. Syed Ommer Amer, and Mr. Nauman Shahid from Daastan won a grant of 2500 USD to conduct the second season of The Stories Untold. The competition would encourage writers to bring their own experiences forward as lessons.

Entering the Big League – Winning of Telenor Velocity Acceleration Program

Daastan scales new heights upon being selected for the Telenor Velocity Accelerator Program from among more than a hundred applicants.

First Author Brought to Print through a Crowd Funding Campaign

Daastan brings Tooba Arshad, author of a mystery thriller novel "Unveiling the Unknwon" to print by launching its first every crowdfunding campaign.

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