How do you separate yourself from your shadow?
Dreams of escape.
Steffany’s final entry.
Assessing a crush and remembering to relax.
Poetry by Rookie readers.
I convinced myself I had to give up enchantment in order to grow up.
Growing up is surreal.
January 2017: Possibility
“I’ve always completely ignored what the media told me a woman should be, and I found my place in the world.”
Growing up almost by accident.
January’s theme is UTOPIA. 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!