Story Submission

Stories of 2020

We’re assembling a digital time capsule filled with messages to future generations about life today, and want to hear your story, big or small.

Share a story with the future: How did your life change during these times?

For example,

  • How did you experience protests in your town?
  • How was your daily life changed by the pandemic?
  • What does the “new normal” at work look like?
  • What memory of quarantining with your family will most stay with you?
  • How did the events of this year lead you to see your community differently?
  • What object will always make you think of these times?
  • What do you think will happen next?


Your Contact Information
Your contribution may be published along with your first name, last initial, and location (if provided). No other personal information will be shared.
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Where does this story take place?
Your Story
Please keep stories to 500 words maximum. Longer stories may be edited for length.
Media Upload
Optionally, add up to five photos (2MB max file size; accepted formats jpg, png, gif) or a short video (100MB max file size; accepted formats avi, mov, mp4) that relate to your story.