“Dissatisfaction with yourself is even more crushing than disappointing others.”
How the musician Roseau got over longing to belong.
Three entries on friendship: wanting it and finding it.
Do you have to have sex? And WHAT is a dental dam?
Days from not so great to the absolute worst.
“Perfection is unattainable.”
Just a tiny bit STRESSED.
College adventures and infatuations.
Meet two of our new diarists: Jao and Steffany!
Also: what to do when younger siblings are looking at the X-rated internet.
May's theme is HOMESTRETCH.
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!