Immigration issues and a crisis of faith.
Plus: Toni Morrison, lots of art, and a creative challenge.
Giving up my antisocial fantasyland to do the things that scare me.
Calculus, mosquitoes, Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, and other hazards.
A new feature in which a human takes us through their favorite twists and turns of the internet.
Back-to-school highs and lows.
Plus: The return of Lucille Bluth, the fall of Rhodes, and the arrival of diverse emoji (finally)!
So many sides to every story.
How to critique offensive behavior or speech without totally losing it.
Stories about close ties, lasting bonds, and mutual obsession.
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!