Amy Rose Spiegel is a writer living in Brooklyn. She loves Roland Barthes, Dischord Records, and the word “trail.” You can trail her on Twitter @amyrosary, Instagram@verymuchso, or at her website.
Plus: Sandra Bland, crossword puzzles, and Bei Bei the panda.
Defrost your brain by supporting and promoting others.
Inspiration from the diary of writer Octavia Butler. Plus: Making a Murderer, poet Eileen Myles, and a photo series on teens.
What to do when your new friend’s BFF makes you green-eyed.
It’s a conversation about so much more than just abortion.
Precious and fun stuff for your precious and fun people.
Help with punny Halloween costumes, partner costumes, and stylishly scary attire.
A new column in which this website will encourage you to get off the dang internet. (But not, like, forever or anything!!!)
The premiere of a gorgeous, hilarious video by one of our favorite music makers.
Tips for snagging a position at a magazine, but also every other place.
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!