Go back in time and do things differently.
Dressing up in previous generations’ clothes.
Here for you if you need a holiday escape.
Interviews with fragrant friends and family.
Poems by Rookie readers.
Back for the first time.
Scenes, real and imagined, from a family cookout.
I didn’t know how much I’d have to learn from her.
There are rituals that help make us family.
“I can do it. I can move forward.”
May’s theme is GRADUATION. 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!