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    Battling Thalassemia – In Conversation with Medical Specialists

    Daastan spoke with Medical specialists on the prevention of Thalassemia in Pakistan

    Award Winning Pakistani Writer – Usman Malik

    Usman Malik is a Pakistani-American writer of mostly short...

    Bedtime Stories – A Story Writing Workshop

    Daastan conducted a Short Story Writing Workshop with students of Beaconhouse Satellite Town Rawalpindi - Senior Girls Branch. The workshop was aimed at learning how to build the perfect heroes and villains of today.

    How To Acquire Daastan’s Book Distribution Services

    Daastan provides Book Distribution Services to author and publishers all across Pakistan. Learn more about our terms and conditions.

    Maham Shah Ruminates

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    The Contemporary Spiritual Guru – Aisha Rahat

    Daastan has had a diverse range of authors in...

    Mental Health Activist Markets Her First Book With Daastan

    ms. Sijdah Hussain talks about her upcoming book Red Sugar, No More and publishing in Pakistan in an Interview with Daastan

    Publications

    Mental Health Activist Markets Her First Book With Daastan

    ms. Sijdah Hussain talks about her upcoming book Red Sugar, No More and publishing in Pakistan in an Interview with Daastan

    Qissa – A Digital Platform For Urdu Writers

    Urdu writers in Pakistan have been decreasing lately....

    Wrapping Up Mused – Episode 6

    Review of the last episode of Mused where our Host Ms. Summaiya Naveed talks about English language as a symbol of social class and the issue of plagiarism.

    Pakistani Writers Community – Mused

    The Pakistani writers community has long been under-appreciated....

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    Collaborations

    Our Vision of Putting Books in Every Hand

    Daastan collaborated with Books and Beyond in Hyderabad and sponsored freebies at their book club event to generate reader interest.

    All You Need To Know About SRHR – #WeToo

    Daastan in collaboration with Stories to Action has launched a story writing competition to spread awareness of SRHR in Pakistan

    Rhizomatic Literaties’ Book Launch

    Daastan arranged a book launch for Rhizomatic Literaties at Plan 9.

    The Stories Untold

    How Daastan Came Into Being

    This is the story of Daastan-- from tech incubation to becoming one of the biggest faces in the publishing business.

    Shining Light on Mental Health – Qissa’s First Book on Schizophrenia

    A Pakistani Doctor, Ms. Ramsha Babar, publishes her first book on Schizophrenia through Daastan. A thriller, the book aims to highlight the struggles of a person diagnosed with Schizophrenia.

    A Ground Breaking 4th Season – Stories Untold

    After the heart breaking news of Zainab's demise, Daastan decided to launch it's fourth season of The Stories Untold competition in her honor. The entries of I Am Zainab aim to eradicate the stigma attached with the topic of child abuse, along with providing real life advice on how to prevent them from happening.

    Pursue the World of your Imaginations with The Stories Untold Season 3

    Our team paving the way for the introduction of a little bit of magic in our lives, by introducing the third season of the Stories Untold story writing competition.

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    How Daastan Came Into Being

    This is the story of Daastan-- from tech incubation to becoming one of the biggest faces in the publishing business.

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