Twitter fingers, solid friends, and feeling germy.
Hospitals, Harry Styles, and the last week of high school.
“No one had ever told me that they loved my disability before.”
A new diagnosis, and people-watching related revelations.
Opting out of the school-stress Olympics.
When my mom got breast cancer, I wanted to do anything I could to make her feel better.
I don’t want to let go of her, but how can I hold on?
I dealt with mortality at the ripe age of 13.
On a different kind of consumption.
The best kinds of buddies make you better.
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!