Turning 17, meeting U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and gender-neutral bathrooms.
What our bodies won’t forget.
Puzzling over relationships and dreams.
The end is near!
Remembering Prince, and solace via Beyoncé’s Lemonade.
New friends, unpaid internships, and trying to conjure joy.
Uncomfortable brushes with mortality and gender.
Separation and anxiety.
Snapshots and remembrances.
Which college? To pierce or not to pierce? These are (some of) the questions.
June’s theme is ADVENTURE.
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!