Good self-talk, black therapists, and sad birthdays.
Hermitude, birthday parties, and maybe becoming a jock?
Fresh starts and false ones.
Who knows which way to go?
Advice on moving out of the dorms, promoting your band, and your just-fancy-enough birthday party.
Two months’ worth of funtimes.
Anti: boys, school. Pro: dancing, drag queens.
May's theme is GROWING PAINS. 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!