“If we can inspire some kid to pick up a guitar or start a band, that would be cool.”
For the part of you that wants to dance ’til you drop.
Songs about personal reinvention.
Wisdom galore, including a demonstration of how to kiss.
100 percent unscientifically verified constellations.
Albums about trusting yourself and living fully.
Plus: Björk’s new album, a year’s worth of feminist YA fiction, and the X-Files reboot that might actually happen!
Songs to trade with a new crush.
Songs about the world according to other people.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!