A guide to mapping your corner of the world.
Saying goodbye to where I grew up.
Can’t stop changing all the time.
Why it’s OK to dislike where you grew up.
Small risks and tiny adventures.
I spent two years living in bliss. Then I got homesick.
Should I stay or should I go?
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!