The celebrated YA author on writing and appreciating where you are right now.
This week, there have been at least two police-related killings of black men in the U.S.
Scoliosis surgery, college visits, and summer bliss.
A summer self-publishing project.
Find poetry in the world around you.
Let your writing shimmer and shine.
Activate your creativity.
Dream up your own version of the ruby slippers.
Take us on a guided tour.
My family came to the U.S. to find a “better life,” but I have to decide what that looks like for me.
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!