Finals, graduation party invites, and sleeplessness.
Transferring schools, other people’s expectations, and life after war.
Finals, President Obama, and breaking up with friends.
Turning 17, meeting U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and gender-neutral bathrooms.
What our bodies won’t forget.
Puzzling over relationships and dreams.
The end is near!
Remembering Prince, and solace via Beyoncé’s Lemonade.
New friends, unpaid internships, and trying to conjure joy.
Uncomfortable brushes with mortality and gender.
May’s theme is HOMESTRETCH.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!