The founder of Girls Who Code on why “failure is really, really, really important.”
The NFL analyst on why it’s OK to be critical of the things you love.
A YouTube mastermind tells us all her internet-based secrets.
“Mixtapes are time capsules,” and other observations from the full-time DJ.
An interview with the writer about mythology, rejection, and diversity in YA fiction.
An interview with a 16-year-old who created something beautiful after losing her dad.
“Comics can be and should be for everyone.”
The owner of Bayonet Records on being kind, frugal, and the HBIC.
The wig-making and special-effects makeup star on sticking with what you love.
October’s theme is HUMAN NATURE. 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!