Some of 2016’s better moments.
My illness brought out the worst and the best in me.
Love notes, trauma, and Jenny Holzer.
Aware of the need for self-awareness.
Three, two, one, not a teen anymore.
Trying to be good to ourselves.
Waiting, wishing, and planning for change.
The background images for this month’s theme, First Person.
Eric Garner, Run the Jewels, Chris Rock, and so many other things on our brains this week.
Learning to love my body after sexual assault.
May’s theme is GRADUATION. 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!