“No one had ever told me that they loved my disability before.”
A new song from Lorde, and more.
A poetry podcast, a creepy TV series, and more recommended media to get into.
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.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!