I've told you my story. If you like, tell me yours.

Living, surviving, dying and ready for suicide.

A Love Junkie's Tale.

Finding happiness, finally, and surprisingly, far from home

Should I stay? Or should I go?

What was growing on my most private place?

The death my family still mourns

Finally, warily, happily It was time to leave

A mother's death, her children's limbo.

An around-the-world story of a terminated pregnancy, a friendship, and shame

Post-mortem of a Counterculture

The first day of the rest of my life

In rural China, I began to learn about my great-grandfather, and why people might hate me because of him.

When Empathy Undermines Love

What my grandmother didn’t tell me

In a desolate Chinese city, Beluga whales, and tears

My father loved his car, Even more than the thieves did

I have a blog, with over 8,000 followers, which almost ruined my life.

My grandfather had been arrested by the British colonial government. Why had he been there that day?

A Mother's Memory of the Clues to her Child's Diagnosis

A Korean Army conscript weighs whether to tell the truth

My friends boarded the train. I did not. I lived.

Project Wordsworth (Volume 2) is a storytelling laboratory at the Columbia Journalism School. In this latest version, we introduce The Memory Project, which takes as its inspiration this maxim from William Faulkner: Memory believes before knowing remembers...

Each of these stories begins with a memory. That memory is then examined, questioned, probed and dissected. Is what I recall what really happened? Where does this memory take me? Who was there? Who were they?

If you find a memory that evokes a memory of your own, we invite you to share it with the author...

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