Interviews with families of the girls kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram, and more.
On Beyoncé’s Lemonade, black girlhood, and forgiving my father.
My family came to the U.S. to find a “better life,” but I have to decide what that looks like for me.
A 10th grader wins the prize. Plus: Terror in Brussels; & Serena Williams fights sexism in tennis.
Plus Zayn speaks, Margaret Atwood loves Game of Thrones, and a chance to curl up in a Big Mac.
Plus new Zadie Smith brilliance, love to Kesha, and an update on #BringBackOurGirls.
Plus a new Princess Diaries book, thoughts on #bringbackourgirls, amazing poetry, and more.
October’s theme is HUMAN NATURE. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
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!