Mia is a 18-year-old writer from Lisbon, Portugal. You can find her on Instagram.
A story about loneliness and transformation.
A guide to making your needs known.
On learning the importance of speaking up IRL.
A story about friendships that fade.
On being there for friends, even if you haven’t lived their experience.
Self-portraits on the road.
A party is exponentially less disastrous when you expect nothing from it.
A short story about chasing unrequited love.
Fortifying advice for when you feel like you did high school wrong.
The dreams we keep in sealed boxes are both alive and dead until we peek inside.
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!