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!
I’ve been in a constant battle with depression and anxiety but instead of dwelling in it, I made the decision to fight back and trust that at some point, even for a split second, things will be better. —Jao
I sit in bed wrapped in blankets and stare ceaselessly without realizing and unnerve my roommate. I am an adult, I turned 18 last week, I can get beyond this. Things will be better so soon. Read More »