It’s not God, it’s me.
A collection of poetry by Rookie readers.
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.
January’s theme is POSSIBILITY. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
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!