“There’s always good in the world.”
New beginnings and nightmares.
“Things aren’t bad. They just haven’t become great fast enough.”
Budding friendships and nostalgia.
Job searching and transitions.
Learning to be alone and embracing freedom.
Finding ways to keep trying.
Lessons learned from celebrity crushes.
Hospitals, Harry Styles, and the last week of high school.
January’s theme is UTOPIA. 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!