Collaging together the pieces of a new crush.
A comic about the nonverbal ways we confess our love.
We’re talking about moving on.
“I’ve been living in my own bubble.”
Heartfelt advice from the Downtown Boys vocalist.
Crushes and missed connections.
“I’m just trying to figure out who I am.”
“I felt a little muddled in my identity.”
“You have to dust the haters off of you.”
A party is exponentially less disastrous when you expect nothing from it.
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!