Songs that welcome warmth.
Poems about growing up.
Taking photos as an act of self-definition.
Poems about first love, snow falls, and hesitation.
Crank up the volume and dance like everyone’s watching.
It’s a process.
A morning ritual helps me care for my mother.
A new study on “reverse racism,” the history of lynching, and more.
Challenging the stereotypes surrounding women in sports. Plus: #LeanInTogether, & more.
A Ramadan reflection. Plus: Banning body-shaming, girlhood in Russia, & more.
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!