A comic about faraway dreams and unlearning cultural imperialism.
Beyoncé, race, and the Grammys. Plus: More news we’re reading.
Aware of the need for self-awareness.
An essay on writing and identity. Plus: Exploring introversion & life on Mars.
Whiteness and I are in a critical-distance relationship.
The First Family’s historic visit. Plus: The Syrian refugee crisis, cultural appropriation, creative writing, and more.
Plus: #1000BlackGirlBooks, Beyoncé and Coldplay, Gilmore Girls, and a really cute video.
A new feature in which we share our favorite things from the internet!
Plus, the new Star Wars trailer, Wimpy Kid finds a home, and dancing to Chance the Rapper’s short film.
Plus new Gareth Pugh, the return of MAKERS, and a scuba spider.
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!