Budding friendships and nostalgia.
“I was so excited to be a teenager.”
A panic attack and a rest day.
You can venture into the world even when your insides are freaking out.
Report-card worries, a panic attack, and post-surgery recovery.
Becoming myself again.
“So many young people are getting panic attacks, it’s like a silent plague.”
Do you ever feel like you’re just really bad at being young?
Everyone needs a break.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!