A comic that questions whether two people can really be “made for each other.”
What to do when romance makes you feel “a wave of ick and panic.”
It was love at first bite.
A new street art series critiques consumption. Plus: Questions Muslims are tired of hearing, & more.
This week, there have been at least two police-related killings of black men in the U.S.
Stills from an imagined movie about summer’s end.
His genuine celebration of all emotion inspires me to be kinder to myself.
Poetry written by Rookie readers.
Reviews of Rookie readers’ pets and other favorite animals.
Poetry by Rookie readers, for Rookie readers.
May’s theme is GRADUATION. 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!