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.
“Life is too short to surround yourself with people who aren’t looking out for you.”
These are a few of our favorite zines.
Our favorite INSPO QUOTES for taking ownership over your lifezone.
My journal doesn’t have to be brilliant, or funny, or even appropriate. It can just be me.
Albums about knowing who you are and what you want to say.
WE GOT BALM REVIEWS FOR DAYS.
Movies and TV shows about sharing the spotlight.
Music that makes us feel like we’ve got a friend.
It seems like if we don’t listen to this mix, we might die or something.
Who better to solve your problems besides uncertified non-gurus?
July’s theme is ORIGIN STORY. 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!