Always starting over.
A thong-related saga, and hoping to be heard.
Two culture podcasts and a classic teen TV show to add to your queue.
Pride can be inhibiting, and freeing.
Affirmations, and a spiritual experience with Frank Ocean’s Blonde.
An interview with the artist and self-love warrior.
Poetry written by Rookie readers.
Crushin’, and crushin’ on the idea of crushin’.
What our bodies won’t forget.
A new job, being condescended to by adults, and going hard in the paint.
January’s theme is POSSIBILITY. 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!