Romanticized and screen-mediated love.
Tiny planets, relishing words, and heartbreak.
Look away now.
When clichés feel true.
What would Katherine Johnson do?
Policing femininity, and headlines from the week.
Sources of joy: a Rookie reader meetup and seeing a favorite band.
“College is telling people where you’re from over and over and over because that’s the only thing anyone can ever think of to ask.”
Crushes, dictators, and commitment to a fight.
Stretched and pummeled and falling behind.
February’s theme is INTUITION. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
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!