A dance with Princess Nokia, clashes with a stepparent, and random acts of kindness.
The legacy of Muhammad Ali.
Advice on taking care of yourself when someone you love is hurting you.
“I dream of ways to tell my classmates that Islamophobia is not OK.”
When I got there, I let myself grieve for the love I lost.
“Hardening my heart” against my abuser was not only OK, but necessary.
Pay attention to the signals.
I turned on her when we needed each other most.
Plus Grimes’ lullabies, a new Hunger Games trailer, and other gems.
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!