Hazel Cills is a writer and student based in NYC. She’s written for Paper, Oyster, Nylon, and more. You can find her at hazelcills.com.
“I trust my artistic path, no matter where it takes me. I’m not afraid anymore.”
Sometimes glamour isn’t as fun as it looks.
It’s not “fake” to photograph your best moments—even if they are fleeting.
Songs that the Brooklyn-based trio can’t get enough of.
Albums that take their sweet time.
OH MY GOD. WE FINALLY KNOW WHAT AN “UNDERTONE” IS, and other makeup advice.
Don’t panic if people don’t pay attention to your published work right away.
Best place to listen to their new album? “On the run.”
Plus shout outs to Bree Newsome, Jennicet Gutiérrez, Pope Frantastic, and other people doing awesome things.
I wish someone had told me when I was 13 that it was OK to be a monster.
Hello! December’s theme is POTENTIAL.
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!