Learning to be myself, unapologetically.
Being “well-spoken” and “acting white” doesn’t protect me.
Liking cute things doesn’t make me shallow.
On being a perpetual kid.
I was not going to let this stupid piece of plastic spell the end of my culinary career.
How I stopped hating sports.
The joy of being a huge cliché.
June’s theme is ADVENTURE.
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!