Wishing hard for an alternative reality.
Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna was accepted into every Ivy League school! Plus: Stories on survivor’s guilt, zines, and art by teens.
The band premieres an eerie new video.
Seeking and finding support systems.
Dissociation, keeping the peace, and desperate for winter break.
A plan to leave Syria, and grieving at school.
“Don’t doubt how wonderful and capable you are.”
How do I stop treating my grief like a stranger?
A conversation about mourning traditions—inherited and invented.
A story about healing.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. 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!