Bored of the routineness of the routine.
Seeing relationships as they are.
Flirtations, wisdom tooth removal videos, and friend-assisted adventures.
Why are cliques such a huge part of school?
Graduating, and feeling all the way grown up.
On maybe needing “2 Phones.” And the parts of prom that hurt.
Calling out the postracial fantasy.
Islamophobia in Switzerland.
August’s theme is FILL IN THE BLANK.
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!