On shedding a previous life experience, unlearning, and relearning.
“Telling people something about yourself means that you have to reflect and think about it too.”
An essay about learning your truth one step at a time.
The legendary country music star on her love for music and giving back.
It’s not God, it’s me.
An overview of a lifetime relationship with religion.
Hope for better days.
Returns to prayer, optimism, and free time.
I exist, I rebel, I prosper.
New short stories by Helen Oyeyemi. Plus: Cures for love, Rihanna, and more.
April's theme is SUPERPOWER. 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!