If at first you don’t succeed, remember: that’s OK.
“I felt a little muddled in my identity.”
Advice on ways to reach out and offer support.
When bad relationships offer a false sense of security, letting go of them feels like waking up.
The history of a charged word, the new Ghostbusters movie, and more.
I exist, I rebel, I prosper.
Poetry written by Rookie readers.
Crushes, Cardi B, and karaoke.
Fragments from the beginnings and ends of love.
September’s theme is ON THE VERGE. 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!