“I have to stop thinking attention is love.”
This too shall pass.
Hating less, prom, and creating more.
Poetry by Rookie readers.
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.
October's theme is SPIRIT. 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!