“If our mother were to get back on her feet now, her old shoes would not fit her.”
What we wear keeps traditions alive.
A comic about summer celebrations.
A zine about a city that breathes color and life.
Dressing up in previous generations’ clothes.
Zayn’s new album. Plus: A terror attack in Pakistan, and women in music production.
On drawing POC protagonists, body hair, and “an era of women.”
Willow Smith on the next level, Run the Jewels’ tribute to Ferguson, Drake at the Degrassi reunion, and more.
“So many young people are getting panic attacks, it’s like a silent plague.”
Plus new Charli XCX, Beetlejuice news, and geopolitical updates from all over.
October's theme is SPIRIT. 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!