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.
The kickass app developer making life hard for online bullies.
“There’s no perfect way to be an organizer.”
The best part of being a comedian? “The audience isn’t allowed to talk back.”
An interview with an art collective that’s about camaraderie over competition.
“Don’t always be going to the party—give the party.”
The writer and activist on mansplainers, anxiety, and secret Buddhism.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. 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!