Crossing the bridge from childhood to adulthood.
A comic about walking the Camino de Santiago, and the things I learned along the way.
Things to keep in mind during periods of self-doubt.
Photos about togetherness and self-discovery.
A story of self-discovery and independence.
I thought I needed everyone to like me.
My family came to the U.S. to find a “better life,” but I have to decide what that looks like for me.
“Sometimes I look in the mirror and it takes me a moment to recognize the person looking back at me.”
Honestly? That depends.
Everything is so much clearer than before.
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!