Advice on reaching out to potential pals.
Even if you move around a lot, you can feel perfectly settled.
Advice on THE TUFF STUFF, like making friends and being kind to your bro.
Last year, I was the new kid. Now I have Sam.
But when I’ve found a friend, it’s forever.
How to make people feel included.
Advice on hooking up, internet friends, and masturbation.
An animated tale of missed connections.
I found something that made me feel less socially anxious: empathy.
How to find your people in a new city (or anywhere).
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!