Transferring schools, other people’s expectations, and life after war.
“I did not mean to get pregnant—it just happened.”
A new sense of purpose.
“I don’t want to be sitting in a classroom for six hours a day.”
Changing our lives and brains.
Weird week? Check. Marriage proposal? Check.
Marah has a surprise.
What does love feel like? And other questions.
Pressure, prejudice, and proposals.
Celebrating marriage-equality victories.
May’s theme is HOMESTRETCH.
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!