What it means to forgive yourself.
Going away to college.
Why focus on what we lack when there’s so much to admire?
I’m learning to like what I like.
Advice on accepting your spots, scars, and other skin differences.
Short answer: You’re in a great shape already.
My coming-out story.
August's theme is WORK IN PROGRESS. 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!