A guide to mapping your corner of the world.
Saying goodbye to where I grew up.
Can’t stop changing all the time.
Why it’s OK to dislike where you grew up.
Small risks and tiny adventures.
I spent two years living in bliss. Then I got homesick.
Should I stay or should I go?
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!