If only we could just stay in bed.
Overcast on the inside.
Birthdays and growing pains.
Certifying travel documents, spacing out, and troubling dreams.
Accepting depression, seeking therapy, falling out with friends, and UGH FINALS.
Sometimes quitting is the best option.
How the Music Sanctuary—a non-profit that sends teens to concerts—came to exist.
Self-diagnosing on the internet and thoughts on the European refugee crisis.
A conversation about mourning traditions—inherited and invented.
This year was supposed to be different.
January’s theme is POSSIBILITY. 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!