How do I stop treating my grief like a stranger?
A conversation about mourning traditions—inherited and invented.
A story about healing.
Something’s not quite right.
Losing family, sleep, friends, and ourselves.
My mom’s MS is hard for me to talk about, but I’m trying.
My father died when I was 13. Five years later, I’m allowing myself to feel it.
Who knows which way to go?
Sook-Yin Lee reflects on grief, perms, and her new music video.
An interview with a 16-year-old who created something beautiful after losing her dad.
June’s theme is ADVENTURE.
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!