It carries stories and souls.
My relationship with my mom changed a lot when I left home.
The salad days.
Changing therapists and trying to escape.
“Don’t doubt how wonderful and capable you are.”
My queerness is an ongoing project.
Plus the UK elects its youngest MP in a gazillion years, new music from M.I.A., and Tina Knowles Lawson’s letter to her daughters.
We miss our old lives. Badly.
An early Mother’s Day card from the only child of a single mom.
August’s theme is FILL IN THE BLANK.
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!