You won’t find these terms in the dictionary—yet.
Dialect and culture in the African diaspora. Plus: The MTV Video Music Awards, and more.
Communication is ever-evolving. Plus: Essays on Lindsay Lohan, science, and literature.
Chelsea Manning writes from prison. Plus: The Hollywood duo of our dreams, canine dialects, and more.
Keeping our eyes open wide.
Secret symbols and words helped us build private worlds.
What you reveal to the world every time you open your mouth.
Hijacking the backhanded “compliments” that have been bumming me out.
September's theme is INFINITY.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!