Rising above embarrassment, and a racist incident on campus.
Be a hero to a person who is feeling the absolute worst.
Award ceremony disasters and birthday euphoria.
There’s something liberating about just letting it all out in front of strangers.
A fail-safe strategy for avoiding embarrassment.
August's theme is WORK IN PROGRESS. 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!