“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.
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.
July's theme is SOULMATES.
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!