Who says Halloween is the scariest part of the year?
Songs about personal reinvention.
Plus new Ex Hex, Arabelle’s closet, and “Yellow Flicker Beat.”
A soundtrack for magical moments, real or imagined.
Everything is going to be all right.
Plus moon discoveries, a Hole reunion, and a stunning essay about race.
Plus Kurt Cobain’s feminism, the oral history of Reality Bites, and more.
Songs that helped us see things more clearly.
For when your heart is aching but not breaking.
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!