“I have to stop thinking attention is love.”
This too shall pass.
Hating less, prom, and creating more.
Poetry by Rookie readers.
Always starting over.
A thong-related saga, and hoping to be heard.
Two culture podcasts and a classic teen TV show to add to your queue.
Pride can be inhibiting, and freeing.
Affirmations, and a spiritual experience with Frank Ocean’s Blonde.
An interview with the artist and self-love warrior.
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!