Our safe spaces.
Thoughts after the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
Graveyards, summer checklists, and exercises in courage.
A dance with Princess Nokia, clashes with a stepparent, and random acts of kindness.
The sting of being left behind, and other feelings.
“I’m ashamed that I’m not truly comfortable in my own skin.”
Persistent pimples, seeing the future, and staying in the present.
Tough relationships, and restorative ones.
Recent developments, gum ache, and how to not escape.
“Let’s play two truths and a lie.”
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!