Thinking about the years and decades ahead.
A fun distraction from projects and exams.
Hating less, prom, and creating more.
Mourning a loved one.
Being racially profiled at school.
Looking back on spring break and anticipating summer.
What it means to forgive yourself.
The gripping tale of the returned wallet.
Caught in a wave of self-doubt.
Offering resources and solidarity rather than opinions.
April’s theme is LUST FOR LIFE. 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!