Reviews of Rookie readers’ pets and other favorite animals.
Plus: #1000BlackGirlBooks, Beyoncé and Coldplay, Gilmore Girls, and a really cute video.
An album premiere, plus thoughts on how bragging can be a good thing.
Places/ways to literally chill out this summer.
Plus Nicki and Bey, saluting Emma Sulkowicz, and the wonders of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s necktie.
Things that warm the singer-songwriter’s heart.
Beyoncé dressed as Janet Jackson, goth Portlandia, and the many other wonders of this week.
They peek out of all the people I see.
The story of Sally, my most beloved feline friend.
August’s theme is FILL IN THE BLANK.
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!