Romanticized and screen-mediated love.
Curl up with some well-loved essays, galleries, and guides.
I thought looking good would mean freedom from anxiety and depression.
Healing isn’t exactly a straightforward process.
Overcast on the inside.
“I feel like the future is mine.”
A comic about my self-harm.
Advice for talking to adults, therapists, and friends if you’d like to stop self-harming.
When I self-harmed, I did want people to notice—because I needed help.
Bodies in pain.
September's theme is REBIRTH. 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!