On the sweetness of family traditions.
Giving a speech at graduation.
Settling into dorm life.
Ambivalent at Pride, and being called “too extreme for an Asian girl.”
Or even if you just need a little order in general.
Finding our footing, figuratively and literally.
October's theme is SPIRIT. 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!