Lilly Bralts-Kelly is a 15-year-old writer from the Midwest. In her free time she nutmegs people on the soccer field and reads books about physics for fun.
The end is near!
Which college? To pierce or not to pierce? These are (some of) the questions.
Victories—team-assisted and solo.
“Sometimes I look in the mirror and it takes me a moment to recognize the person looking back at me.”
Letter to a guidance counselor, and close encounters with an actual manatee.
Trying to be good to ourselves.
Reflexes, impulse piercings, and looking for validation online.
Overextended on purpose.
May’s theme is HOMESTRETCH.
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!