“Things aren’t bad. They just haven’t become great fast enough.”
“You have to dust the haters off of you.”
Photos of family and friends.
Interviews about art school fashion.
I’m not racing to get through college.
Ways to embrace uncertainty after high school graduation.
Coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy—and a miscarriage.
Going to a college where I knew almost no one was a relief.
Lessons we’ve learned.
Home for the holidays, and resisting control.
October’s theme is HUMAN NATURE. 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!