Writing helps me live with my disorder.
Looking out for love.
Curl up with some well-loved essays, galleries, and guides.
A diagnosis, and a letter to a former self.
What our bodies won’t forget.
I thought looking good would mean freedom from anxiety and depression.
Eating while living with a restrictive eating disorder is me standing up for myself.
Struggling to stay motivated, and feeling jealous of our former selves.
Calculus, mosquitoes, Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, and other hazards.
There are question marks ahead.
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!