And why it’ll make you stronger and wiser than before.
Curl up with some well-loved essays, galleries, and guides.
Stories about baby teeth, pizza box tops, and other personal treasures.
You don’t have to stop loving someone in order to hurt them.
It’s your right, no matter what.
August 2015: Give and Take
Because almost anything else is a better idea than doing that right now.
“Hardening my heart” against my abuser was not only OK, but necessary.
“Take a breath—eat a Kit Kat,” and other A+ life tips.
Scenes from various states of exhaustion.
November's theme is EVOLUTION. 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!