“It is really exciting to be a teenager, and it’s awful at the same time.”
A playlist for Orlando. Plus: Global warming, and more.
A new series about making friends, a global music collective, and other collaborations.
The animated band made me believe that I, too, could do something cool.
A 19-year-old music conductor in Afghanistan won’t quit. Plus: A documentary on teens, and an essay on mental illness.
The history of the controversial word. Plus: A music time machine, Erykah Badu, and more.
An astrological encounter with Alex G.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg turns 83! Plus: Monster stars, music, Legos, and more.
Students say no to a rally for Trump. Plus: President Obama and J. Cole, memoirs, and music.
Let a song or lyric be your muse.
July’s theme is SOULMATES.
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!