Stories about putting down roots and growing intimacy.
Lost on campus.
We’re not who we used to be.
Sketches of missed people and places.
It’s a home away from home.
Moments with the people who make me feel at home.
So this is homesickness.
Why it’s OK to dislike where you grew up.
Adventures far from home.
I never want to say goodbye.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!