How I quit apologizing for existing.
The musician on her new album Divers, abandoning the classical idea of “good singing,” and admiring Grimes.
A day off with Amandla Stenberg.
The embarrassing moments that continue to haunt us.
Plus a Patti Smith mini-series, Science invents goth ball pits, and thoughts on sex ed and body image.
Short films and long reads.
Epiphanies, illness, and impending exams.
You don’t have to understand what it’s like to be me.
Albums about trusting yourself and living fully.
Plus internet art, so much Kanye news, and fashion grandpas.
February’s theme is ON DISPLAY.
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!