Songs that dare you to be your weirdest self.
You don’t need fancy gear to make nice recordings.
The writer’s favorite songs about more love, more longing, more fun.
The singer and songwriter’s survival guide features Oprah, Dave Chapelle, and Björk, among other luminaries.
Songs that feature choirs.
It’s love at first sight.
Mine include “Björk’s sad assistant” and “rabbit-filled sack.”
Songs for the animal in you.
A great-outdoors-appropriate mixtape.
Songs in odd time signatures.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!