ADDITIONAL NOTES ABOUT STORIES
You do not need to be a seasoned writer. Every PCV has stories to tell. Try to collect your ideas on one or two pages. Our curators (editors) will help you edit a final draft after you submit this form.
Please consider these factors when you submit this form:
Stories should be short. The maximum length is 700 words; "micro" narratives of less than 300 words are also encouraged.
Stories submitted through this form are intended to describe your experiences. either while serving in the Peace Corps or afterward.
If you have an OBJECT you wish to donate with a story to the Museum, please go to the
Museum's Collections page,
and submit a request.
We will divide stories into three categories related to the Three Goals of the Peace Corps. You're invited to choose one of these categories (above) but a different category may be selected for your final draft. Before writing your story. please read these articles about
Peace Corps Themes
to gather ideas