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.
And we talk with our hands.
Losing pixels. Finding faith.
You don’t have to lose yourself in the crowd.
Everyone grows up with their own version of lies.
My family’s beliefs are the unbridgeable distance between us.
I know that I’m going in the right direction, because it’s one that I chose.
Time is relentless.
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!