How to deal with life’s more uncomfortable social interactions.
Don’t beat yourself up—try one of these tricks instead.
The election that mattered too much.
A healthy way to drown your sorrows.
Where do we go from here?
The importance of boredom.
How I stopped longing to belong.
Tips for making the most of your final few months before starting college.
Doing less than the best made it hard to do anything at all.
Hello! December’s theme is POTENTIAL.
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!