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.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. 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!