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.
Trips to the city, Cakes da Killa, and never ever tidying up.
Postcards from a Carly Rae Jepsen concert.
When the songs were SO good, you can crash SO hard.
How the Music Sanctuary—a non-profit that sends teens to concerts—came to exist.
September's theme is INFINITY.
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!