A story about loneliness and transformation.
Collaging together the pieces of a new crush.
Documenting changes in my life and work.
Tips for savoring every last second of the season.
“Going nowhere fast has been the mood lately.”
“I’m allowing myself to feel my sadness and anger.”
Tips for spending quality solo time.
An ode to early summer days.
Songs that welcome warmth.
The city is a ghost town.
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!