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.
Try a little tenderness.
Plus advice on eating disorders and best friend anxiety—you know, the fun stuff!
’Tis the season to make your lips look like a wreath and your eyes into snowflakes!
Plus Joanna Newsom news, time capsule–based excitement, and hilarious writers we love.
I’m just Edith Beale III now, if that’s cool with everyone?
Little packages of gorgeosity to delight your friends and loved ones!
Some notes on bisexuality.
Fine on a dime (or, OK, a bunch of dimes—but still, inexpensively).
Who better to solve your problems besides uncertified non-gurus?
Beyoncé dressed as Janet Jackson, goth Portlandia, and the many other wonders of this week.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!