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.
July’s theme is SOULMATES.
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!