The kind of attention we do and don’t want.
Scoliosis surgery, college visits, and summer bliss.
Pride after Orlando, and a trip to the International Banana Museum.
A diagnosis, and a letter to a former self.
Ramadan, studying through pregnancy, and travel via Google maps.
Procrastination—emotional and homework-related.
Enrolling in college after dropping out, and unruly crushes.
“I have to actually start growing up. I always figured I’d have more time.”
Our safe spaces.
Thoughts after the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
July's theme is SOULMATES.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!