Mourning a loved one.
My dream is an unarmed nation.
How does a constant stream of scary news affect us?
Thoughts after the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
People who commit acts of violence are still people.
My friend Katie never spoke about what happened. But she wants to now.
July’s theme is ORIGIN STORY. 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!