Doses of realness.
New short stories by Helen Oyeyemi. Plus: Cures for love, Rihanna, and more.
If selfies were songs!
Rihanna’s “Work,” the Shaggs, and the relatable Frances Ha.
Rihanna’s new video, a “mind-reading” dress, Delilah, and more.
Girls grow up, and sometimes we do it with a bang.
Kanye West, the Supreme Court, and the aesthetics of food.
A new feature in which we share our favorite things from the internet!
An album premiere, plus thoughts on how bragging can be a good thing.
Give and Take’s background images, for your viewing pleasure.
December’s theme is TIME TRAVEL. 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!