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.
“I’m ashamed that I’m not truly comfortable in my own skin.”
February’s theme is INTUITION. 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!