“Sometimes being around other people is just too much.”
“I’ve been living in my own bubble.”
“Telling people something about yourself means that you have to reflect and think about it too.”
Dreams and miscommunications.
“I’m just trying to figure out who I am.”
“Just wait. I’ll prove you wrong.”
Learning to accept ourselves.
Mental health and looking towards the future.
Budding friendships and nostalgia.
Job searching and transitions.
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!