Ways to fight Islamophobia, self-soothe, and create community.
A morning ritual helps me care for my mother.
Opting out of the school-stress Olympics.
Improv has offered a lens through which I can experience the world.
Thoughts after the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
Recent developments, gum ache, and how to not escape.
Responsibility hurtled toward me like a high-speed train.
April 2016: A cover of Des’ree’s “You Gotta Be.”
I was flat-out afraid to go to bed.
December’s theme is TIME TRAVEL. 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!