Advice on keeping a budding romance private in the midst of biphobia.
I tried to bypass sloppy firsts and skip straight to emotional maturity.
This week, there have been at least two police-related killings of black men in the U.S.
Enrolling in college after dropping out, and unruly crushes.
I’ve quit ignoring racism in my relationships.
A short story about saying no to the Prom Industrial Complex.
The challenge was to avoid feelings I was too afraid to face.
I wanted to be someone’s first choice.
When the person you’re with has a “big personality,” where does that leave you?
“My songs of captivity are always the prettiest.”
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!