An interview with Amandla Stenberg. Plus: Rom-coms and disability, and the meaning behind Lemonade.
Notes after therapy.
A story about feeling joy in my body.
Living with scoliosis, being grounded, and fending off hurtful questions about skin tone.
Soaking in the world, and becoming ourselves all over again.
My mom’s MS is hard for me to talk about, but I’m trying.
I begrudgingly came to terms with kyphosis.
“Full focus” meant more to me than just being able to see.
The best kinds of buddies make you better.
Bravery means asking for help.
July’s theme is SOULMATES.
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!