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.
January’s theme is POSSIBILITY. 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!