Feeling my way through drug dependence and grief.
Snapshots and remembrances.
Wishing hard for an alternative reality.
Catching up with Ry B., Minna, Caitlin H., Dylan, and Naomi.
Seeking and finding support systems.
Therapy and memories.
A plan to leave Syria, and grieving at school.
“Don’t doubt how wonderful and capable you are.”
How do I stop treating my grief like a stranger?
A conversation about mourning traditions—inherited and invented.
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!