Feeling my way through drug dependence and grief.
Thinking about drinking.
While I sleep, there is still a “we.”
How I went from nice, hardworking author to compulsively self-Googling monster.
The first time I got drunk, all I could think about was ending up like my mother.
My sisters are at once a mystery and everything I need to know.
My father is going to drink himself to death, and I just have to live with it.
Sex, drugs, and being nice.
March’s theme is APOCALYPSE. 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!