A 17-year-old girl-human from Baltimore, fresh out of high school and ready to kick the world in the face.
Celebrate your success.
Surprise someone by saying hello.
You’ve got it together this month.
You won’t find these terms in the dictionary—yet.
Celebrate the end of finals, or the fact that it’s Saturday.
Your face here!
SPOILER ALERT: One includes an illustrated Harry Styles.
The most important elements of my childhood were Michelle Branch’s music, a Geo Prizm, and my mother.
May's theme is GROWING PAINS. 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!