Putting age in perspective.
Hermitude, birthday parties, and maybe becoming a jock?
Romanticized and screen-mediated love.
Turning 18, and encounters with masculinity.
“I can do it. I can move forward.”
Turning 17, meeting U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and gender-neutral bathrooms.
A new sense of purpose.
Philosophy by way of Sophocles and Kanye West.
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!