Tova Benjamin is a poet who lives in her library and is always cutting her hair. She can be found tweeting @drosophilala and arguing about books anywhere.
A summer parting.
Head to toe treats!
Tips for camping and music festival-ing.
Books about loving nature, fighting nature, and channelling your own superpowers.
So many sides to every story.
Books about getting through: Have a little faith in YOU.
Stories about being less than pristine.
Movies and shows about being fiercely yourself.
Secret switcharoos, intentional body odors, and other everyday acts of defiance.
Plus: coming of age books for girls, the problem with “quirky,” and haute couture fashion for daysss.
October's theme is SPIRIT. 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!