What do you do when your neighborhood feels like Mars?
I shed my Cantonese foundation and have been searching for it ever since.
There are moments when I feel absolutely, irrevocably free.
Against compulsory happiness.
Fighting against the lack of Asian media representation, and more.
The band premieres a new single.
Sook-Yin Lee reflects on grief, perms, and her new music video.
“Young people are really standing up, and I hope I can be one of them.”
“This is it for me, this is my path. I have to make it work.”
Stream the sunshiny new album by Jessica Jalbert.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!