Ananda Gervais has lived in London for every one of her 16 years on earth. Her favorite things are books, Superman, and math, and in her spare time she loves to write, take pictures, and make videos.
Gratitude for long-distance friendship, a new girlfriend, and the work of Carrie Mae Weems.
Learning to DJ, Pride parades, and water parks.
Ramadan, studying through pregnancy, and travel via Google maps.
Recent developments, gum ache, and how to not escape.
An underwhelming prom, and an A to Z of favorite books.
Puzzling over relationships and dreams.
Separation and anxiety.
An astrological encounter with Alex G.
“You are not alone, however much it seems that way.”
August’s theme is FILL IN THE BLANK.
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!