Why can’t I confront the person who assaulted me?
Plus Amy Sedaris’s beauty tips, lip-syncing Tom Cruise, and a new study on friendship.
Plus Joanna Newsom news, time capsule–based excitement, and hilarious writers we love.
Eric Garner, Run the Jewels, Chris Rock, and so many other things on our brains this week.
When I can’t speak for myself, I speak through him.
Plus new Zadie Smith brilliance, love to Kesha, and an update on #BringBackOurGirls.
Sex involves a lot of “yes” and “no” questions.
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!