Feeling my way through drug dependence and grief.
Interstellar spacecraft, “unprintable” digital books, and other sci-fi come to life.
Advice on THE TUFF STUFF, like making friends and being kind to your bro.
My favorite kids’ shows were actually pretty raunchy!
Plus Roxane Gay’s new book, comet exploration, and music aplenty.
Will I always be bad?
A chronological encyclopedia of terror.
Suzanna had always seemed untouchable—until the day she needed us.
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!