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Desi Writers’ Lounge (DWL) is proud to work with the following organisations and art groups. We would also like to thank our partner organisations for their support for DWL and emerging writers and poets.


t2fv2logo      qissa

liberty  kitab2
knowlegef       artstore

DWL and Papercuts as seen in print and on TV:


Dec 15, 2014: The Express Tribune — “Storytelling is part passion, part technique”


Dec 14, 2014: PTV World — The Rising Dust team on the show Weekend World with Huma


Dec 12, 2014: The Friday Times — “Not Just Books”


Jul 13, 2013: Dawn.com — “Twilit: TS Prompts and Super Short Stories”


Mar 3, 2013: Dawn Books and Authors — “Stories from Gaza”


Mar 3, 2013: Dawn Books and Authors — “The Landscape of Children’s Literarture”


Feb 23, 2013: The Express Tribune — “Afia Aslam of the Desi Writers Lounge on LLF and Aspiring Writers”


Feb 17, 2013: The News on Sunday — “Year Zero for LLF”


Jun 2012: Herald — “What’s in a Blog?”


May 21, 2012: The Express Tribune — “Amid Today’s Turmoil, One Novelist Finds Stability in Dying Cultures”


May 21, 2012: BBC Urdu — “Kothay aur Akhaaray ka Romaan”


Apr 2012: SPIDER Magazine — “Desi Writers Lounge”


Aug 26, 2011: Pakistan Today — “Papercuts Rekindles Joie De Lire”


Jan-Mar 2011: INSPIRE — “For the Love of Writing”


Jan 11, 2011: The Express Tribune — “Desi Writers Re-lounge”


Jan 09, 2011: DAWN — “Youth Pouring Out Thoughts in Rhythm”


Sep 09, 2010: The Express Tribune — “Requiem for a Performer’s Cafe”


Oct-Dec 2009: INK Magazine — “Desi Writers’ Lounge is a Forum with a Difference”