An interview with a 16-year-old who created something beautiful after losing her dad.
I definitely (don’t) believe in sanpaku.
Ambitions, both realized and unmet.
The dead will “eat your colors,” she informs us. Great!
Grieving for a loved one is especially hard during the holidays.
Hope amid the ruins of teenagerdom.
The sad parts of life are just as important as the happy ones.
Another new diarist joins our coven!
A seriously momentous round of diaries this week.
February’s theme is ON DISPLAY.
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!