A guide to communicating your decisions and needs.
“Never forget that your needs are just as important as others’.”
What to do when pals won’t accept that you and a person are just friends.
Turning 18, and encounters with masculinity.
Setting boundaries and resurrecting the self.
No one has a right to information about you that you don’t want them to know.
Just being in a good friend’s presence can help clear foggy dreariness.
An anonymous account of a student-teacher relationship.
Crushes, Cardi B, and karaoke.
Chaos, heartbreak, and a car accident.
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!