Rachael Prokop spent her teenage years in rural Ohio, but now resides just outside Washington, D.C. You can find her on Twitter.
Green up your home without seeming like a scold.
Eric Garner, Run the Jewels, Chris Rock, and so many other things on our brains this week.
Books about what it’s like to be set apart.
Music about mystical powers, beings, and feelings.
Books about witches, mermaids, disco queens, and other fantastic characters.
Stories about being stuck, lost, or left behind.
The ocean is so big because it’s filled with SECRETS.
Stories, real and imagined, about togetherness.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!