A comic about wanting to grow up.
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.
Rookie is no longer publishing new content, but we hope you'll continue to enjoy the archives, or books, and the community you've helped to create. Thank you for seven very special years! ✴
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!