A conversation about mourning traditions—inherited and invented.
This year was supposed to be different.
Terrifying Twin Peaks-infused visions and saving graces.
Breaking and growing, and growing some more.
Something’s not quite right.
We all have limits.
There are question marks ahead.
Something feels different this time around.
Back-to-school highs and lows.
Losing family, sleep, friends, and ourselves.
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!