Gather your stuff and go, go, go!
Homesick for Syria, avoiding codependency, and allying against Islamophobia.
Everything is new.
The last day in Syria, waiting for adulthood, and advocating for oneself in the meantime.
The premiere of her new video, plus an interview about moving away from home.
Going home to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
Steps I take to get out of my head and experience the world.
Even if you move around a lot, you can feel perfectly settled.
I didn’t feel like I belonged in either of my homelands.
I will love you forever.
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!