“I look for the worst to save myself.”
“I’ve come such a long way.”
Photos of some of the best moments.
A visual ode to a DIY, all-ages art space.
Sources of joy: a Rookie reader meetup and seeing a favorite band.
Punk rock culture was my comfort zone, but I stuck out like a sore thumb.
A dance with Princess Nokia, clashes with a stepparent, and random acts of kindness.
Bored of the routineness of the routine.
Photos from a Mac DeMarco concert in Philadelphia.
An astrological encounter with Alex G.
October's theme is SPIRIT. 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!