A comic about outgrowing a version of myself and leaving my high school band.
The band on their new album, growing up, and turning heartbreak into songs you can dance to.
Introducing our new astrological advice column!
Reflections on my first year of high school.
A video premiere, plus a chat with the band about driving around, watching each other grow, and rejecting stereotypes.
On the importance of non-career-based dreams.
Photos that illustrate my inner growth throughout the years.
Poems about growing up.
May 2018: Growing Pains
“I’ve been thinking a lot about my experience of being a teenager.”
August's theme is WORK IN PROGRESS. 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!