Esme Blegvad is a writer and illustrator from London who lives in Brooklyn. Stalk her on Tumblr and Instagram.
My grandmother and I provided endless comfort to each other.
Make your space even spacier.
A comic about the excruciating experience of moving on after a breakup.
Four ways to say, “Hey!”
Deck the world with these cuties.
It’s a nice place to be, with no one but me.
Create an array of alter egos.
My childhood nickname does not define me.
There’s something liberating about just letting it all out in front of strangers.
Rookie is no longer publishing new content, but we hope you'll continue to enjoy the archives, or books, and the community you've helped to create. Thank you for seven very special years! ✴
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!