Our guide for starting off the school year better than ever.
“It’s a twisted kind of comfort, because I know how to deal with this.”
“Stability seemed to be a dream that I’d never be able to achieve.”
How to take care of yourself without face masks, a budget, or that much time.
“I’ve been thinking a lot about my experience of being a teenager.”
“You got this. I know you do.”
The alter egos I take on to help me study.
“Sometimes being around other people is just too much.”
“I think maybe life is going to be okay.”
“The signs of change are minute, but they exist.”
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!