Tips for those who are dreading going back, kinda excited about it, or somewhere in between.
Savoring every last second of summer.
School districts, honors classes, and other life-defining bureaucracy.
Tips for making solo visits to the cafeteria less lonesome.
A comic about being ready—excited, even—for senior year to start.
I just wanted to try something new.
Punk rock culture was my comfort zone, but I stuck out like a sore thumb.
What happens when your crew just up and ghosts on you?
Improv has offered a lens through which I can experience the world.
Our safe spaces.
September's theme is INFINITY.
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!