Dream up your own version of the ruby slippers.
A little tenderness.
What goes on between floors?
Poet Sally Wen Mao shows us around her favorite places on the internet.
Take us on a guided tour.
A gymnast in India breaks new ground. Also: Work by poet Warsan Shire, and a space bubble caught on film.
Imagine what life would be like as a hit-making pop star.
Fill it up with your imagination.
Honor your favorite animal pal.
Use poetry to reflect on your week.
August’s theme is FILL IN THE BLANK.
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!