Separation and anxiety.
“I dream of ways to tell my classmates that Islamophobia is not OK.”
I moved out the summer before high school, and it’s a decision I still struggle with.
Parent drama, stepparent drama, and more finals.
Home is suffocating.
The end of an argument, and longing for human contact.
Welp! Everything’s coming unstuck.
I was caught between two people who couldn’t stand each other.
Who better to solve your problems besides uncertified non-gurus?
May’s theme is HOMESTRETCH.
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!