Rising above embarrassment, and a racist incident on campus.
Be a hero to a person who is feeling the absolute worst.
Award ceremony disasters and birthday euphoria.
There’s something liberating about just letting it all out in front of strangers.
A fail-safe strategy for avoiding embarrassment.
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!