An excerpt from The Vacationers—plus a peek behind the scene.
True stories of first times.
What a strange feeling, to get what you’ve always wanted.
I felt like I was about to have the best night of my life, so I took a deep breath and I jumped.
Crushes, jealousy, and S-E-X.
Two shows, two very different first times.
August’s theme is FILL IN THE BLANK.
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!