Obama’s last laughs. Plus: Protests against anti-trans bathroom laws, Beyoncé, & more.
Poet Sally Wen Mao shows us around her favorite places on the internet.
Remembering Prince, and solace via Beyoncé’s Lemonade.
Songs about saying what’s on your mind.
Let that fire inside you burn.
In which we talk about songwriting, bravery, stupid ideas, presenting a life plan to parents, Sia, Cyndi Lauper, and Emotion (her album, but also feelings).
Songs that celebrate being you and another you.
These albums are full of contradictions.
May’s theme is HOMESTRETCH.
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!