I keep you in mind when I think about my future.
What is a champion, anyway?
The way I liked Olly didn’t feel pretend.
Last year, I was the new kid. Now I have Sam.
Why did she have my face?
A short story based on a very real time.
The more Bonnie learned about her new stepbrother, the more she wanted him.
This is not where I imagined spending our last summer before college.
An excerpt from The Vacationers—plus a peek behind the scene.
Scenes from an ice cream stand.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!