StoryCorps gives people of all backgrounds, typically two at a time, the opportunity to record meaningful conversations and archives the recordings at the Library of Congress. Recording a StoryCorps interview couldn’t be easier: You invite a loved one, or anyone else you choose, to one of the StoryCorps recording sites to share a 40-minute conversation. Not able to get to a recording site? Use the StoryCorps App and make a plan to record anywhere.
Introducing a new set of resources created by StoryCorps to help you learn how to start your own projects to record, preserve and share the stories of your community. Suited for groups and organizations that wish to create a sustainable program around storytelling.Learn More
After 13 years of listening, we know what makes a great conversation: Ask great questions. Here are some of our suggestions for getting a good conversation going. We encourage you to use the ones you like and to come up with your own.Learn More
What to Expect at a StoryCorps Interview
A StoryCorps interview is 40 minutes of uninterrupted time for meaningful conversation with a friend or loved one. No matter how well you know your storyteller, a little preparation will improve the quality of your interview enormously.Learn More
Each year, we visit cities and towns across the country to record the stories of the people who live there. It’s a road trip that has been going on for more than 10 years.Learn More
The StoryCorps App
An app with a purpose: To create a worldwide culture of listening. The StoryCorps App is a tool for listening, connecting, and sharing stories of the human experience.Learn More