Doing less than the best made it hard to do anything at all.
It took me a long time to realize that included me.
How to handle jealousy.
A tragically inevitable rite of passage.
A report from both sides of the male gaze.
How to deal with doubt.
The permanent record is a lie.
February’s theme is ON DISPLAY.
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!