I tried to bypass sloppy firsts and skip straight to emotional maturity.
I’m a dating rookie, but a veteran witness of others’ relationships.
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.
No question’s too big or too small for us to have STRONG OPINIONS about.
May’s theme is GRADUATION. 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!