A guide to combatting that oh-god-I’m-an-adult-now feeling.
Putting age in perspective.
Which college? To pierce or not to pierce? These are (some of) the questions.
There is so much more to become.
Some birthdays loom, others don’t come fast enough.
What does being 17 years old mean?
On confession, forgiveness, and absolution—all the big ideas.
Lots of change, and some discombobulation.
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!