Joe Coscarelli lives in Brooklyn. His writing has been in various publications, including New York, the Village Voice, Rolling Stone and the Los Angeles Times. He has a Tumblr and a Twitter.
My true ethnicity is a secret I have never tried to keep.
Onscreen stories about making moves.
The internet is amazing, but there’s a whole wide world beyond it.
Why do I feel lost when I talk to the supportive, loving people who raised me?
TV shows and movies that we can’t get enough of.
Plus thoughts on Jordan Davis, the return of Portlandia, and KANYE.
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!