What we’ve lost.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on what happens before a video goes viral. Plus: More news we’re reading.
My illness brought out the worst and the best in me.
Loss can make something new happen.
My constellation of soulmates is transformed with the passing of time.
Missives from a state of hibernation. (Also, still grounded.)
A conversation about mourning traditions—inherited and invented.
Letters to clothing I have loved and lost.
He was the best friend I ever had.
I never want to say goodbye.
December’s theme is TIME TRAVEL. 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!