Daastan collaborates with White Falcon Publishing and Outcast Magazine, to bring Literati South Asian Award for Micro Fiction competition to their community. The top stories will see their work published and brought to print with Daastan.
Our youngest crowdfunded author from Sindh, 15 year old Lareb Soomro, defied all odds to become the distinguished writer she is today. Hers is a story of resilience and perseverance that we can all learn from.
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.
Qissa acquires the scientific work of an internationally renowned PhD scholar of Botany, Ms. Mehwish Jaffer, who has to her name more than six scientific publications. Her book A Practical Guide to Herbaceous Flora of Lahore, can now be found on Qissa.