“You have to dust the haters off of you.”
Learning to be alone and embracing freedom.
Summer break is here!
Hospitals, Harry Styles, and the last week of high school.
A new pet and painting woes.
Watercolor and 16mm experiments.
Give your screens some sparkle.
Self-doubt and doubting love.
Moshpits, Dreamcrusher, and living your teenage dream.
Good self-talk, black therapists, and sad birthdays.
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!